Articles tagged with 'Scotland' | Openreach

Openreach - Archive (Scotland)

2020
27
January
2020
| 01:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in four rural Scottish locations – Findhorn in Moray; Anstruther in Fife; Kelso in the Scottish Borders and Stonehouse in South Lanarkshire. It’s...
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24
January
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ultrafast broadband is jewel in the crown for castle Set in remote Ayrshire countryside, Sorn Castle is well known as a top wedding venue. Now, thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme, it’s not just castle staff and wed...
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15
January
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is 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 years has ...
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08
January
2020
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Prehistoric Scotland met the 21st century with the Crannog Centre in Kenmore being the latest location to sign up to receive fibre broadband thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Across Scotland of the 943,000 homes and bus...
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2019
30
December
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
It was one small step for man, one giant leap for Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband when ultrafast, full fibre broadband arrived at remote Gilnockie Tower. The historic home of the Armstrong Clan, and counting astronaut Neil among its most famo...
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17
December
2019
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
It was ‘all aboard’ when the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) team joined Caledonian Railways volunteers and Santa to raise awareness and encourage take-up of fibre broadband services across Angus. For many homes and businesses across A...
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03
December
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has completed work on a new a new ultrafast broadband network for residents of Newton Farm in Cambuslang who missed out on earlier upgrades. Rutherglen MSP Clare Haughey MSP visited the site yesterday (Monday) to see for herself the diff...
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02
December
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley MSP Willie Coffey today met Openreach engineers building a new ultrafast broadband network for Kilmarnock, with hundreds of residents now able to connect. The MSP visited the town’s Flotta Place, one of several locatio...
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12
November
2019
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson yesterday (Monday) visited Openreach engineers building an ultrafast broadband network for 150 new homes in Motherwell. The MSP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, ‘full f...
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11
November
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
South Scotland MSP Michelle Ballantyne yesterday (Monday) visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in Galashiels. The MSP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – futur...
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06
November
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The latest tool in Openreach’s drive to get pupils thinking about careers in engineering – a high-tech Showcase van - hit the road for the first time in Scotland on Monday at an Ayrshire careers fair. The digital network business has created two n...
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29
October
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson yesterday (Monday) visited Openreach engineers at the site of one of his constituency’s first new ultrafast broadband networks. The MSP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – future-p...
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24
October
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Extra funding of almost £3 million is to be invested in broadband for the Highlands and Islands after take-up rates across the region’s Digital Scotland fibre network topped 60 per cent. Hundreds of additional homes in some of Scotland’s most rura...
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21
October
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More households and businesses across Scotland can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £460 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. It's the first time the programme has brought fibre broadband to several rural l...
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11
October
2019
| 02:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting everyone in Scotland to ‘full fibre’ broadband by 2025 would create a £4.55 billion boost to the country’s economy, by unlocking smarter ways of working, better public services and greater opportunities for the next generation of home-grow...
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08
October
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
MORE than 940,000 homes and business across Scotland can now access fibre broadband through the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout, with deployment set to continue into 2020. The partnership marked the latest milestone in the East Ayrshi...
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07
October
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Some of the fastest and most reliable broadband in the UK is heading to Scottish villages in Fife and West Lothian as part of a new broadband trial in rural communities. Openreach engineers will be working in Lundin Links, Lower Largo and West Cal...
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03
October
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Scottish politicians will quiz engineers from Openreach about Scotland’s digital future during a drop-in session at the Scottish Parliament today (Thursday). They’ll hear about the work being done to upgrade the country’s broadband network and how...
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02
October
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Willie Rennie MSP this week visited Openreach engineers to hear about how they’ve built one of the Kingdom’s first ultrafast broadband networks in Luthrie. The North East Fife MSP was shown engineering techniques and new equipment used to build a ...
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02
October
2019
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s digital infrastructure company, today announced 29 towns, cities and boroughs - including Aberdeen, Ayr (South Ayrshire) and Stanecastle (Irvine, North Ayrshire) - where it will be building new future-proof Fibre-to-the-Premises (...
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23
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, visited Borthwickbrae in the Scottish Borders to unveil one of 5000 green cabinets now providing fibre broadband across Scotland as part of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband p...
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10
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cross-party politicians who oversee Scotland’s rural connectivity have been examining future plans for digital engineering at Openreach’s £485,000 Scottish training school. Members of the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Commit...
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02
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart today visited Openreach engineers to see how they’re building ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. He saw a ‘full fibre’ network built directly into properties in the city’s Oakbank a...
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30
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Glasgow Provan MSP Ivan McKee this week visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. The Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built di...
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28
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch MSP Kate Forbes this week visited Openreach engineers to find out about the next generation of ultrafast broadband. The MSP learned about ‘full fibre’ technology – future-proof, reliable services that can carry broadban...
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28
August
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Two of the UK’s most westerly island communities are now the best connected too - as new full fibre broadband networks go live in the Outer Hebrides/Na h-Eileanan Siar. Grimsay is a tiny island roughly three miles long and half again in width, joi...
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19
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Extra funding of almost £18 million is to be invested in broadband thanks to the continued success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Six thousand homes and business will benefit due to stronger than expected take-up of fibre b...
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26
July
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Moray MP Douglas Ross visited Openreach engineers working on one of the first installations of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in Buckie on Friday (26 July 2019). He saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built directly into more than 100 n...
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17
June
2019
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Na h-Eileanan an Iar MSP Alasdair Allan visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes near Sandwick on Friday (14 June 2019). He saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built directly into the new pro...
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17
June
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s training school in Livingston is throwing open its doors to the public later this month (Sunday 23 June) to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. The site on Houston Industrial Estate will offer visitors a taste of life as an ...
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