Articles tagged with 'East Midlands' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (East Midlands)

2022
02
December
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s largest phone and broadband network, is busy preparing for extreme winter weather and has some useful advice for homes and businesses across the East Midlands.The company, which builds and maintains the UK’s largest phone and broa...
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30
November
2022
| 10:27 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 30,000 homes and businesses across Leicestershire can now order some of the fastest, most reliable broadband in Europe thanks to a £9 million investment by Openreach. But there are also concerns that thousands of residents and businesses co...
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15
November
2022
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Bolsover MP Mark Fletcher has visited Openreach engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques used to deliver Ultrafast Full Fibre broadband across his Bolsover constituency.He was given a tour of the work, which has already r...
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29
September
2022
| 15:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Bosworth MP Dr Luke Evans 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 making faster...
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26
September
2022
| 17:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Following a spate of cable thefts across Rutland, Openreach is asking rural communities to be on the lookout for suspicious activity around its broadband network.During the past few months, the phone and broadband network has been targeted by crimina...
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15
July
2022
| 12:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Following a spate of cable thefts across Cambridgeshire, Openreach is asking rural communities to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity around its broadband network.Since the start of the year, the Openreach network has been targeted by crimi...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 160 more jobs across the East Midlands during 2022 – including around 145 apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and training.Th...
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25
January
2022
| 16:32 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 131,000 more homes and businesses across the East Midlands are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £39m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk and V...
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2021
02
December
2021
| 10:40 Europe/Amsterdam
To mark National Tree Planting Week (November 27, 2021 - December 5, 2021) Openreach and Ground Control have created ‘Open Wood’ at Old Bolingbroke in Lincolnshire, with 3,339 young trees planted by Openreach engineers and Ground Control, alongside v...
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24
November
2021
| 11:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is seeing a positive change in the number of female recruits joining the company across the East Midlands.It’s after the UK’s largest broadband network - used by customers of hundreds of companies including BT, Sky, Plusnet, TalkTalk and Ze...
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17
November
2021
| 12:41 Europe/Amsterdam
90,000 more homes and businesses across the East Midlands are a step closer to a major broadband boost thanks to a £31m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by more than 660 service providers including the like...
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11
June
2021
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Gedling MP Tom Randall has visited Openreach engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques used to deliver Ultrafast Full Fibre broadband across his Nottingham constituency.He was given a socially-distanced tour of the work, w...
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28
May
2021
| 01:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to at least three million more homes and businesses – including around 275,000 in the East Midlands - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It mean...
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11
May
2021
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across the East Midlands can now be reported to Openreach using precise locations from what3words.What3words grids the whole Earth into three metre squares, with each square given uniqu...
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28
April
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s Regional Partnership Director for the East Midlands, Kasam Hussain, today welcomed the findings of a report conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) which shows that a comprehensive Full Fibre network in the regi...
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02
March
2021
| 10:56 Europe/Amsterdam
A Daventry volunteer is being presented with a Community Connectors Award by digital network provider Openreach in recognition for his support of the NHS during lockdown.John Brownhill, from Daventry, put his own job on hold during lockdown to set up...
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16
February
2021
| 12:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking people living in parts of Nottinghamshire to get behind a push for faster broadband.Ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband is within touching distance for people living in Wellow, Spalford and Sutton Bonnington – thanks to...
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29
January
2021
| 13:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking people living in parts of Leicestershire to get behind a push for faster broadband.Ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband is within touching distance for people living in Gilmorton, Houghton on the Hill, Leire and Wistow –...
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2020
18
December
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today bucked the prevailing economic trend by creating at least 140 new East Midlands engineering jobs, to be filled during 2021.The new roles, across Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire, will enable the company...
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05
November
2020
| 11:31 Europe/Amsterdam
People living and working in the Lincolnshire hamlet of Sudbrook are now able to order some of the fastest broadband speeds available in the UK.They’ve joined forces with Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network - to make ultra-reliable and gig...
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30
September
2020
| 13:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s digital network provider, has launched a nationwide ‘Community Connectors’ award programme to recognise people who’ve supported their neighbours during lockdown. The company is asking every MP in the UK to nominate an individual f...
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05
May
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An increase in abuse directed at Openreach engineers, largely due to a mistaken belief they’re working on 5G, is hampering essential work to keep the Midlands connected. Openreach is the UK’s largest phone and broadband network – used by customers...
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17
April
2020
| 11:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Some of Leicestershire’s most rural primary schools are using new, full-fibre broadband to connect teachers, students and parents during the current coronavirus lockdown. The schools, all part of Learn Academies Trust (Learn-AT), are keeping essentia...
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16
April
2020
| 11:11 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the East Midlands were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything ha...
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13
February
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has today announced that more than 30,000 homes and businesses in and around Nottingham can access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK. Engineering teams have been hard at work building the new network using t...
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07
January
2020
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Kasam Hussain is Openreach’s new Partnership Director covering the Midlands, strengthening relationships between the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network and local stakeholders.He’ll be working closely with policymakers, council representativ...
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2019
03
December
2019
| 11:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is getting ready for the worst of the winter weather after stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, snow socks for vehicle tyres, bags of salt and litres of screenwash. Lessons learned from dealing with extreme conditions during recent ye...
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28
October
2019
| 15:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Over 98% of homes and businesses across the county now have access to superfast broadband, with download speeds of 30Mbps or more, thanks to the Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire programme, led by the County Council in partnership with Openreach. ...
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11
October
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Building a nationwide full fibre network is the second-largest infrastructure project in the UK, requiring a physical build to more than 30 million front doors, from big cities like Derby, Leicester and Nottingham to the most rural parts of Lincolnsh...
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02
October
2019
| 11:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Full fibre or ultrafast broadband provides more reliable, resilient and future-proof connectivity; fewer faults; more predictable, consistent speeds and the ability to upgrade easily to meet the demands of future technology. ...
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