Articles tagged with 'Scotland' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (Scotland)

2021
02
April
2021
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 35 new online training courses are being delivered as part of a multi-million pound investment at Openreach’s training schools – including Livingston – as engineers continue to learn the skills required to keep Scotland connected during the...
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02
April
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Residents of a Cambuslang care home have been enjoying unlimited video calls with their families during the latest lockdown – thanks to a new ultrafast broadband connection from Openreach. Flemington Care Home, on the outskirts of Cambuslang, has bee...
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22
March
2021
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of people living and working in Peebles and Glentress are now able to connect to some of the fastest and most reliable broadband in the UK.Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network - has been building a new ultra-reliable, gigabit-capa...
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26
February
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A Dundee community project has won a Community Connectors Award from digital network provider Openreach in recognition of their support for the city’s vulnerable during lockdown.Dundee Thegither, initially set up to celebrate Dundee's diversity, evol...
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01
February
2021
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach engineers spent four chilly nights under the stars to solve a broadband puzzle for residents of picturesque Pettinain village near Carstairs.A specialist team from the Chief Engineer’s investigations unit was drafted in following repeated c...
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2020
24
December
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of people living and working in the East Neuk villages of Lundin Links, Lower Largo, Anstruther, Cellardyke, Pittenweem and Kilrenny are now able to order some of the fastest broadband speeds available in the UK.Openreach – the UK’s largest...
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18
December
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today bucked the prevailing economic trend by creating at least 275 new Scotland-based engineering jobs to be filled during 2021, alongside more roles in its supply chain.The new Openreach roles in locations across the country will enable t...
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08
December
2020
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
After delivering 6,500km of fibre optic cable, and bringing superfast broadband to more than 290 Highlands and Islands communities, a £146m fibre broadband roll-out is making its final connections before handing over to the Scottish Government’s Reac...
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07
December
2020
| 01:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced top executive Katie Milligan will lead its Scotland Board when current chair Brendan Dick retires at the end of March 2021.Katie, who comes from Ardrossan in Ayrshire, is already Managing Director, Customer, Commercial and P...
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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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