Articles tagged with 'broadband' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (broadband)

2022
08
November
2022
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 350,000 homes and businesses in Liverpool City Region can now order some of the fastest, most reliable broadband in Europe thanks to a multi-million investment by Openreach. But there are concerns that thousands of residents and businesses ...
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08
November
2022
| 12:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has started work to build a new ultrafast broadband network for Darlington – giving residents and businesses access to some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK.The once-in-a-generation, Full Fibre broadband upgrade wi...
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20
October
2022
| 11:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The historic tidal island of Lindisfarne has had an ultrafast tech boost as Openreach engineers complete work on a gigabit broadband upgrade for the small community.Situated roughly 1.5 km off the Northumberland coast, Holy Island - as it’s also know...
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04
October
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
An Openreach engineer had an unexpected passenger on a 100-mile trip to Coll to fix a broadband connection for the island’s fire station.Tia the cat sneaked into Doug Craig’s van as he loaded up in Oban, Argyll & Bute, at 4am, and hid in the back for...
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12
July
2022
| 13:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Only around 22 per cent of people who can upgrade to Ultrafast full fibre across Doncaster have done so – with thousands still missing out on faster, more reliable broadband services.In some areas, such as Intake, the percentage of those upgrading fa...
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17
May
2022
| 10:43 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 170,000 more homes and businesses in the North East are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £51m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone an...
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16
May
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An engineer who worked around the clock to keep people connected in the wake of Storm Arwen has been named Openreach’s Engineer of the Year 2022.Luke Picken was nominated by colleagues for his efforts to restore broadband services across South West S...
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10
May
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Berwick-upon-Tweed MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has met with Openreach’s chief engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques used to deliver ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband across her constituency.She was given a tou...
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20
April
2022
| 14:24 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 38,000 homes and businesses in Lancashire are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to an £11m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and Zen.Whe...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced it will create and fill around 500 more Scottish jobs during 2022 – including around 390 apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and training.The new recruits will...
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05
January
2022
| 11:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Millions of people working from home, an increase in online sports broadcasts and getting into the festive spirit have driven a 20 per cent increase in broadband traffic during 2021.This follows last year where broadband usage more than doubled with ...
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2021
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 440,000 in the South West - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It means fewer ho...
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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 360,000 in the South East - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It means fewer ho...
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13
May
2021
| 09:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Statement from Openreach in response to BT Group PLC Full Year Results to March 2021 (07:00am, Thursday 13 May)Clive Selley, CEO, Openreach said:“We’re proud that BT Group is increasing its ambition for Openreach.“We’ve already proven that we can bui...
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12
May
2021
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across the UK can now be reported to Openreach using precise locations from what3words.What3words grids the whole Earth into three metre squares, with each square given unique words to ...
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28
April
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Businesses in the UK are being asked to consider the implications of a nationwide project which will see millions of phone lines upgraded from analogue technology to new digital-based services. The company behind the upgrades, Openreach, is launching...
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28
April
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s Regional Partnership Director for the South East, Kieran Wines, 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 South Ea...
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2020
14
December
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Garstang to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to local homes and businesses. The company is planning Garstang’s new full fibre broadband network and is urging residents and busin...
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14
December
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in three Craven communities to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to their homes and businesses. The company is urging local people in Settle, Farnhill and Broughton to consider pool...
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10
December
2020
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton has visited Cullompton to meet engineers who are working to install ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband in the town.Mr Parish was greeted by Openreach CEO, Clive Selley; he then viewed new equipment...
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08
December
2020
| 11:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Beaminster to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to even more local homes and businesses.The company is planning Beaminster’s new, full fibre broadband network and is urging resid...
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01
December
2020
| 17:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking residents in Willington to get behind a bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to local homes and businesses. The company is planning Willington’s new full fibre broadband network and is urging local residents...
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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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10
November
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced that around 35,000 homes and businesses in Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside can now access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK.As designated key workers, Openreach engineers have been ...
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15
September
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced a further 67 locations – in its Fibre Cities programme where it will be building its new, future-proof Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology, as part of a new tranche of build. Work will begin in March 2021.The n...
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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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09
July
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach and Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) have today announced that Openreach will bring its ultra-fast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband infrastructure to more than 2,000 premises as part of CDS’s new Fibre Extension Programme.CDS is re-i...
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12
June
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach CEO, Clive Selley, today joined MP John Glen to urge homes and businesses to switch to a new ultrafast and ultra-reliable broadband network - as Salisbury celebrates becoming the first entire city in the UK to gain access to Openreach’s new...
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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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13
May
2020
| 17:42 Europe/Amsterdam
The world has gone digital. Whether it’s our TV, radio, photos or music; our texts, mobile phones and video chats. They’re all digital. And now, the landline is going digital too. The UK’s traditional telephone network has been serving us well since ...
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