Articles tagged with 'Scotland' | Openreach

Openreach - Archive (Scotland)

2020
25
November
2020
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Hundreds of residents in Forres can now connect to ultrafast, ultra-reliable broadband - and Openreach is calling on local people to back a bid to bring the new network to even more homes and businesses. The company is planning a major expansion to t...
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24
November
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Aviemore to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to even more local homes and businesses. The company has begun preliminary work on Aviemore’s new full fibre broadband network, with...
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24
November
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Ellon to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to even more local homes and businesses. The company has started work on the town’s new full fibre broadband network, with the first ho...
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10
November
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Buckie to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to even more local homes and businesses. The company will start to build the town’s new full fibre broadband network next year – and i...
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10
November
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced that more than 20,000 homes and businesses in and around Kilmarnock can now access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK. As designated key workers, Openreach engineers have continued to build th...
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06
October
2020
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
More households and businesses in the Scottish Borders can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across Scottish Borders more than 38,200 homes and business can now conn...
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06
October
2020
| 11:25 Europe/Amsterdam
More households and businesses in Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across Dumfries and Galloway more than 58,600 homes and business can no...
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06
October
2020
| 11:15 Europe/Amsterdam
More households and businesses in Perth and Kinross can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across Perth and Kinross more than 44,200 homes and business can now connec...
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06
October
2020
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
More Stirlingshire households and businesses can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across the area more than 17,800 homes and business can now connect to fibre broad...
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06
October
2020
| 11:05 Europe/Amsterdam
More Argyll households and businesses can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across Argyll and Bute around 35,000 homes and business can now connect to fibre broadban...
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06
October
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More households and businesses in Aberdeenshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Across Aberdeenshire almost 88,600 homes and business can now connect to fibre ...
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28
September
2020
| 11:00 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 Scotland and the rest of the UK to...
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22
September
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Dumbartonshire digital media creator Turkey Red Media has been able to use newly improved, gigabit-capable broadband to help negotiate Covid-19 challenges. The company’s usual work is varied, from filming audience reactions in Edinburgh’s playhous...
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04
September
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Some of the last broadband connections to go live in the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme have been unveiled on the outskirts of Kirkcolm in Dumfries and Galloway by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minster for Energy, Connectivity and the I...
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24
August
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Intrepid engineer John McConnell dived straight in when residents on one of Scotland’s smallest inhabited islands were cut off from the outside world. Curious campers tugged up a subsea cable on the beach at Balmaha, Loch Lomond, leaving the two h...
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29
July
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultra-reliable and gigabit-capable Full Fibre broadband available to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in 60 small and rural towns and villages across Scotland. The new locations1, including Aviem...
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27
July
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
MORE than 950,000 premises across Scotland are now able to connect to faster fibre broadband through the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband infrastructure build. The highly successful, £463M partnership programme has reached the ‘amazing’ miles...
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08
July
2020
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
AN award-winning rural film and multimedia company based near Aberdeen has been given a much-needed digital boost, thanks to an ultrafast broadband connection. Cinecosse outside Inverurie is one of the many local businesses able to upgrade to fast...
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06
July
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced that 80,000 homes and businesses across Edinburgh can now access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK. They’re able to connect to the latest Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology, wi...
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24
June
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has appointed Aberdeenshire businesswoman Rosanne Moreland to lead its large-scale commercial build of ultra-reliable full fibre broadband in Scotland. Rosanne, who lives outside Ellon, will be programme director for the multi-million po...
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06
June
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach chief executive Clive Selley is encouraging the Scottish Government to prioritise investment in the digital economy during recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking at the quarterly meeting of the Openreach Scotland board, he echoed ...
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19
May
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Glasgow engineer Scott McPartlin has been nicknamed Openreach’s Bear Grylls after CAMPING on the island of Coll to keep remote customers connected during lockdown. The Openreach engineer headed over to the Inner Hebridean island after a lightning ...
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15
May
2020
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has welcomed support for its key workers from the Scottish Government after Nicola Sturgeon highlighted the contribution of engineers during the Coronavirus pandemic. During today’s COVID-19 briefing, the First Minister thanked telecom w...
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11
May
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A Motherwell engineer is hanging up his helmet after a telecoms career spanning nearly half a century – leaving his son and daughter to continue the family tradition. John Maxwell [64], from Nertherton in Motherwell, has retired from Openreach aft...
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16
March
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
North Ayrshire and Arran MP Patricia Gibson has visited Openreach engineers as they install an ultrafast broadband network for new housing in the coastal village of Fairlie. The MP and MSP visited a development at Regatta View to witness first-han...
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11
March
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An award-winning rural distillery is now one of the best-connected places in Scotland, opening up a wealth of online opportunities to the family firm. Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, today (W...
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05
March
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 2,200 homes and businesses in Peterhead can now access fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout - and nearly two in three have already connected. They’re among 86,000 homes and business...
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04
March
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Lothian MSP Neil Findlay met the engineers of the future at Openreach’s £485,000 fibre training school in Livingston today, as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020. The revamped centre provides hands-on training for thousands of engineers who...
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24
February
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A leading cultural centre based in an 18th century manor is now one of the best connected places in Scotland, opening up a wealth of online opportunities for crafters and students. Gartmore House in rural Stirlingshire has hooked up to ultrafast, ...
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21
February
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie this week visited Openreach engineers building a full fibre broadband network for a new housing development in Banchory. The MP visited Lochside of Leys to see innovative engineering techniques and...
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