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2022
25
May
2022
| 13:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Toby Perkins, MP has visited Openreach’s Bolton training centre to witness first-hand how engineers are being trained to provide the North West and beyond with faster, more reliable full fibre broadband.Openreach has invested around £1.7 million into...
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25
May
2022
| 11:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Chris Elmore MP goes back to school to join Openreach trainee engineers at National Learning Centre for Wales in Newport (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod / Welsh language version below)...
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25
May
2022
| 11:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Stoke-on-Trent South MP Jack Brereton has visited Openreach engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques being used to deliver Ultrafast Full Fibre broadband across his constituency.He was given a tour of the work, which is m...
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24
May
2022
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Borders MP John Lamont met Openreach engineers this week to check on the latest rollout of ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband across the area.He was given a tour of the work in Gala and an update on the Borders build, which has now reache...
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18
May
2022
| 13:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s largest broadband infrastructure provider, is joining forces with Ladder for Greater Birmingham with the aim of supporting and promoting apprenticeships across the region.The local campaign, launched in 2018, aims to create thousa...
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17
May
2022
| 18:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Nearly 30,000 more homes and businesses across Dorset and Somerset are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £9m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafon...
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17
May
2022
| 15:06 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 110,000 more homes and businesses across Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Kent and Oxfordshire are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £33m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the...
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17
May
2022
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 100,000 more homes and businesses across Cambridgeshire are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £30m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafon...
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17
May
2022
| 11:35 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 195,000 more homes and businesses across Greater London are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £58m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafon...
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17
May
2022
| 10:43 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 170,000 more homes and businesses in the North East are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £51m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone an...
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16
May
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An engineer who worked around the clock to keep people connected in the wake of Storm Arwen has been named Openreach’s Engineer of the Year 2022.Luke Picken was nominated by colleagues for his efforts to restore broadband services across South West S...
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11
May
2022
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 70,000 more homes and businesses in the West Midlands – mostly in the borough of Dudley - are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £21m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the l...
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10
May
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Berwick-upon-Tweed MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has met with Openreach’s chief engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques used to deliver ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband across her constituency.She was given a tou...
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10
May
2022
| 11:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Residents of Llantrisant and the surrounding area will soon become the latest to benefit from the ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband that Openreach engineers are currently installing up and down the country . (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod ...
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09
May
2022
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of homes and businesses in Ely can order some of the fastest, most reliable broadband in Europe – and they’re being urged to ‘get connected’ to full fibre.The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Dr Nik Johnson, spent time with Openrea...
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20
April
2022
| 14:24 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 38,000 homes and businesses in Lancashire are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to an £11m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and Zen.Whe...
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20
April
2022
| 14:22 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 60,000 more homes and businesses in Tyne and Wear are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £18m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and ...
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14
April
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
·       36 more rural and urban locations added to its build plan – covering 500k more premisesOpenreach has now built ultra-fast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to more than seven million homes and businesses across the UK, including more than ...
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13
April
2022
| 10:35 Europe/Amsterdam
MSs from across Wales had the opportunity during a drop-in session at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to talk with Openreach engineers and apprentices that are being tasked with building a Full Fibre ultrafast broadband network across the country. (Gweler ...
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06
April
2022
| 17:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Our network in Staplehurst, Kent has been badly damaged by a suspected arson attempt.  Around 7,400 customers are affected - we'll update this statement as we know more.Pete Stewart, UK Operations Director for Openreach said, “There was a suspected a...
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28
March
2022
| 17:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announces the appointment of Natalie Ceeney as a non-executive member to its Board, replacing Liz Benison who will be stepping down on 30th April 2022. Liz joined the Openreach Board in March 2017 and has since then completed over fiv...
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28
March
2022
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
MSPs from around Scotland met engineers and apprentices from Openreach to discuss the roll out of full-fibre broadband and the economic benefits fast, reliable connectivity is bringing to Scotland’s economy during a drop-in session at the Scottish Pa...
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21
March
2022
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Former Scotland rugby player Lewis Carmichael has joined Openreach Scotland’s engineering workforce after injury cut short his promising international career. Lewis, from Peebles, was forced to retire from professional rugby on medical advice at the ...
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11
March
2022
| 10:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Record recruitment, full fibre broadband, and the importance of a diverse workforce were hot topics as Openreach formally joined the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC).Chamber chief executive Henrietta Brealey toured Openreach’s new Snowh...
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09
March
2022
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
South of Scotland MSP Craig Hoy visited Openreach sites in East Lothian this week to hear from apprentice engineers about how the area’s ultrafast broadband build is progressing. The visit marked Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022, which runs from 7-1...
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03
March
2022
| 10:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Superfast West Yorkshire & York, which has seen the five West Yorkshire councils,  City of York Council, and West Yorkshire Combined Authority, work closely with Openreach to make fibre-based broadband widely available across West Yorkshire, has anno...
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01
March
2022
| 15:53 Europe/Amsterdam
In the space of just six days during February, the UK experienced three named storms. And to put that in perspective, there were just five such storms during the whole of 2021.Each storm brought damage and disruption to our network with severe gales ...
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01
March
2022
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has  announced a number of local efforts to help raise awareness of the upcoming digital phone upgrade in Mildenhall, Suffolk.Mildenhall is one of the first areas in the country to switch to new digital phone lines, as the UK moves to retir...
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23
February
2022
| 11:47 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 100,000 homes and businesses in South Yorkshire can now order faster, better broadband thanks to multi-million investment by Superfast South Yorkshire.           The partnership, between the four South Yorkshire local authorities, UK Govern...
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16
February
2022
| 10:17 Europe/Amsterdam
News that St Ives in Cambridgeshire is next in line to benefit from Openreach’s full fibre broadband build is being welcomed by the Leader of Huntingdonshire District Council.Councillor Ryan Fuller met up with representatives from the UK’s largest br...
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