Articles tagged with 'east of england' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (east of england)

2022
17
May
2022
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 100,000 more homes and businesses across Cambridgeshire are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £30m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafon...
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09
May
2022
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of homes and businesses in Ely can order some of the fastest, most reliable broadband in Europe – and they’re being urged to ‘get connected’ to full fibre.The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Dr Nik Johnson, spent time with Openrea...
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01
March
2022
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has  announced a number of local efforts to help raise awareness of the upcoming digital phone upgrade in Mildenhall, Suffolk.Mildenhall is one of the first areas in the country to switch to new digital phone lines, as the UK moves to retir...
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16
February
2022
| 10:17 Europe/Amsterdam
News that St Ives in Cambridgeshire is next in line to benefit from Openreach’s full fibre broadband build is being welcomed by the Leader of Huntingdonshire District Council.Councillor Ryan Fuller met up with representatives from the UK’s largest br...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
         Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 400 more jobs across the East of England during 2022 – including around 300 apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and ...
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04
February
2022
| 09:03 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 108,000 more homes and businesses across the East of England are set to benefit from a major broadband boost thanks to a £32m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk and...
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03
February
2022
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
A reward of up to £20,000 is available for anonymous information given to the charity Crimestoppers, which leads to the conviction of those responsible for recent cable thefts in the Cambridgeshire villages of Swavesey and Witchford.The independent c...
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2021
01
December
2021
| 10:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is seeing a positive change in the number of female recruits joining the company across the East of England.It’s after the UK’s largest broadband network - used by customers of hundreds of companies including BT, Sky, Plusnet, TalkTalk and ...
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17
November
2021
| 12:44 Europe/Amsterdam
176,000 more homes and businesses across the East of England are a step closer to a major broadband boost thanks to a £61m[1] investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network provider, used by more than 660 service providers including the l...
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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 around 380,000 in the East of England - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It me...
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11
May
2021
| 15:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across the East of England can now be reported to Openreach using precise locations from what3words.What3words grids the whole Earth into three metre squares, with each square given uni...
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28
April
2021
| 09:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s Regional Partnership Director for the East of England, 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 Eas...
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24
March
2021
| 10:45 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 Peterborough – as engineers continue to learn the skills required to keep the UK’s broadband connecte...
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24
February
2021
| 14:44 Europe/Amsterdam
A 9-year-old girl from Peterborough has been presented with a Community Connectors Award by digital network provider Openreach in recognition for her support of vulnerable neighbours during lockdown.Falak Shezadi (pictured above) received the award a...
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24
February
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking people living in parts of Norfolk to get behind a push for faster broadband.Ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband is within touching distance for people living in Holt, Mattishall, Stoke Holy Cross and Poringland – thanks...
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02
February
2021
| 10:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is asking people living in parts of Cambridgeshire to get behind a push for faster broadband.Ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband is within touching distance for people living in Coton and Stow Cum Quy – thanks to Openreach’s Comm...
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2020
18
December
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today bucked the prevailing economic trend by creating at least 295 new East of England engineering jobs, to be filled during 2021.The new roles, across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, will enable th...
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22
October
2020
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
A 500-strong team of Openreach engineers, responsible for looking after telephone poles across the UK, have climbed more than 11.5 million metres during the past year – close to the equivalent of a round-trip from London to the North Pole. James B...
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30
September
2020
| 13:30 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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03
June
2020
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 100,000 households across Suffolk are already using faster broadband, thanks to the council-led Better Broadband for Suffolk programme. The partnership - between Suffolk County Council, Openreach, the Department for Digital, Culture, Med...
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04
May
2020
| 12:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s training school in Peterborough is celebrating a successful first year, which has seen 2,500 engineers through the doors, and around 10,000 days of learning delivered. The centre, on Saville Road in Westwood, is one of 12 key training loc...
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16
April
2020
| 11:14 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the East of England 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 ...
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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 22 market towns and villages across the East of England.It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across the UK...
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2019
03
December
2019
| 11:59 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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18
October
2019
| 13:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Politician and Labour Party life peer, Lord Anthony Young, was left ‘extremely impressed’ after being taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of Openreach’s Peterborough Training School.Lord Young, former General Secretary of the National Communications Un...
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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, from big cities like Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich to the most rural and remote parts of...
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07
October
2019
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
The trial is part of Openreach’s ambition to extend its FTTP network into areas that were considered more difficult or expensive for the private sector to upgrade commercially - and could potentially become eligible for being included in Openreach’s ...
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07
October
2019
| 11:09 Europe/Amsterdam
The trial is part of Openreach’s ambition to extend its FTTP network into areas that were considered more difficult or expensive for the private sector to upgrade commercially - and could potentially become eligible for being included in Openreach’s ...
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02
October
2019
| 11:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Full fibre or ultrafast broadband provides more reliable, resilient and future-proof connectivity; fewer faults; more predictable, consistent speeds and the ability to upgrade easily to meet the demands of future technology. ...
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02
August
2019
| 12:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in the East of England are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband.Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing that more than 100...
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