Articles tagged with 'West Midlands' | Openreach

Openreach - Archive (West Midlands)

2020
30
September
2020
| 13:26 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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23
June
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced that more than 40,000 homes and businesses in and around Coventry can now access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK. As designated key workers, Openreach engineers have been hard at work throu...
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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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16
April
2020
| 11:23 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the West 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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27
January
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in 9 market towns and villages across the West Midlands. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across the U...
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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 represent...
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2019
19
December
2019
| 10:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Staffordshire residents are being urged to get connected to faster broadband in 2020 and improve their access to a broad range of services and opportunities. Faster broadband helps you do more online, and the festive period is a great time to thin...
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03
December
2019
| 11:57 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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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 ...
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02
August
2019
| 12:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has given the ‘green’ light to its first fully operational electric vans in a bid to reduce CO2 and eliminate exhaust pollution. The new vehicles, sporting a special design to spell out their green credentials, took to the roads of Birmi...
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05
April
2019
| 10:11 Europe/Amsterdam
More Staffordshire residents are being urged to get connected to superfast broadband, now that most of the county is able to access the technology....
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28
January
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 180 trainee engineers will be hired across the West Midlands, as part of a huge recruitment drive announced (Monday 28 January 2019) by Openreach....
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28
January
2019
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Amber Rudd opens new training centre for engineers in Peterborough and welcomes 3,000 new apprentice engineers, highlighting the number of women now moving into the sector 11 additional build locations revealed as Openreach accelerates its full fibre...
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10
January
2019
| 09:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, salt and screenwash to make sure millions of people stay connected in the event of severe weather this winter....
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2018
06
December
2018
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
​A high-speed fibre broadband connection is one of the key factors people consider when buying or renting a property, according to a Staffordshire estate agent....
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02
October
2018
| 10:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Coventry has been announced as the latest area to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme, where fibre optic cables are laid from the exchange right to people’s front doors....
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01
October
2018
| 08:44 Europe/Amsterdam
31,000 employees move from BT Group into Openreach Limited Final major milestone in creating a more independent, legally separate business BT’s ‘Northern Ireland Networks’ engineering division rebranded ‘Openreach Northern Ireland’ Openreach, ...
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28
August
2018
| 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
​Tamworth now has near total superfast broadband coverage thanks to a county council scheme that’s making faster download speeds available to most of Staffordshire....
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10
July
2018
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has chosen two of the world’s leading communications technology companies, Huawei and Nokia, to help deliver its national rollout of Fibre-To-The-Premises (FTTP) technology – which will reach three million British homes and businesses acros...
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25
June
2018
| 11:52 Europe/Amsterdam
​New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to the West Midlands as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to more than 34,000 homes and businesses there....
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25
June
2018
| 09:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Builds upon existing 46 locations around Britain where cutting edge technology is already enabling trouble-free homeworking, multiple HD video streaming and instant file downloads Upgrade will future-proof homes and businesses for next generation te...
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29
May
2018
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach's chief executive, Clive Selley, outlined his broadband ambitions for Birmingham during a visit to the city where he updated local civic and other leaders on the roll-out of ultrafast broadband, including West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street an...
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25
May
2018
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Superfast Telford - the partnership between Telford & Wrekin Council, co-funding network partner Openreach and the Government's Broadband Delivery UK has reached its target of making superfast broadband available to 98 per cent of borough's homes and...
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18
April
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Cannock Chase district of Staffordshire now has more than 99 per cent fibre coverage as a result of the Superfast Staffordshire partnership - led by Staffordshire County Council and Openreach, as part of the Government's BDUK programme - when com...
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15
March
2018
| 09:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Birmingham, Brownhills, Castle Bromwich, Dudley, Hampton-in-Arden, Penn, Sheldon and Wolverhampton are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's largest ever recruitment drive. The 3,500 new engineers across the UK will help deliver ultrafast F...
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15
March
2018
| 08:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Stafford, Kinver and Abbots Bromley are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive. It's also to invest £100,000 equipping a new fibre engineering academy at its Yarnfield Park training centre. The new engineers wi...
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15
March
2018
| 08:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Coventry, Dunchurch, Polesworth and Stratford-upon-Avon among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive, which has been welcomed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The 3,500 new engineers across the UK will help delive...
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15
March
2018
| 08:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Birmingham, Bridgnorth, Coventry, Dudley, Hereford, Kidderminster, Stafford, Stourport, Stratford-upon-Avon, Tern Hill, Wolverhampton and Worcester are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive. Openreach is also ...
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15
March
2018
| 08:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Bosbury, Hereford, Kingsland and Wormbridge are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive, which has been welcomed by the Chancellor of Exchequer. The business is taking on 3,500 new engineers across the UK to hel...
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15
March
2018
| 08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Bosbury, Bromsgrove, Hereford, Inkberrow, Kidderminster, Kingsland, Severn Stoke, Stourport, Worcester and Wormbridge among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive. The 3,500 new engineers across the UK will help deli...
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