Articles tagged with 'engineering' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (engineering)

2022
10
August
2022
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Sir Robert Buckland QC MP visits National Learning Centre for Wales in Newport (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod / Welsh language version available below)...
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12
July
2022
| 13:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Fay Jones MP and James Evans MS get high-fibre outlook with Openreach visit. (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod / Welsh language version below)...
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13
June
2022
| 15:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sports mad engineering trainer reaches new heights for Openreach and Wales (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod - Welsh language version available below)...
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21
March
2022
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Former Scotland rugby player Lewis Carmichael has joined Openreach Scotland’s engineering workforce after injury cut short his promising international career. Lewis, from Peebles, was forced to retire from professional rugby on medical advice at the ...
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10
February
2022
| 01:05 Europe/Amsterdam
20% of engineers hired in 2021 were women, up from less than 5% in 2018/19Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 4,000 jobs during 2022 – including around 3,000 apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into ...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 300 more jobs across London during 2022 – more than 200 of them apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and training.The new recr...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 400 more jobs in the South West during 2022 – nearly 300 of them apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and training.The new rec...
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10
February
2022
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced it will create and fill more than 600 more jobs in the South East during 2022 – more than 400 of them apprenticeships – as it continues to invest billions of pounds into its UK broadband network, people and training.The new ...
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2021
19
October
2021
| 17:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Our network in North Devon has been damaged by rodents leaving 1,800 broadband customers out of service. We gave this statement on Monday 18 October:An Openreach spokesperson said, “Our telephone and broadband network in and around the Bideford, Clov...
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16
August
2021
| 13:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach step in to bring ultrafast full fibre broadband to Llanelli housing estate and call for full fibre to be made mandatory on all new housing developments (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod / Welsh version below)...
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24
June
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to 551 more towns and cities – covering some 5 million homes and businesses – as part of its £15 billion programme to reach 25 million premises all over the UK.The...
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23
June
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Scotland’s iconic Forth Road Bridge is set for a new lease of life – carrying ultrafast internet traffic for the historic town which lies in its shadow.Openreach Scotland Board chair Katie Milligan says the “once in a generation engineering task” wil...
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12
May
2021
| 10:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across London 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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12
May
2021
| 10:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across the South East 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 w...
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11
May
2021
| 17:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across the South West 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 w...
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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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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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2020
18
December
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
2,500 new roles at Openreach and an estimated 2,800 with partners, supporting £12bn broadband project. Commitment to upgrade the UK’s second largest commercial fleet to electric vehicles by 2030. Record Full Fibre network build rate - reaching 40,000...
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28
September
2020
| 13:06 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 Yorkshire and the Humber, and the ...
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25
September
2020
| 15:55 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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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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24
April
2020
| 15:49 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the North East 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 has c...
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28
February
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
SkillsCymru Carmarthenshire 2020 is first stop for high-tech vehicle 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 Wales earlier last week a...
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2019
24
December
2019
| 15:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Lessons learned from dealing with extreme conditions during recent years has seen the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network invest in huge amounts of winter weather equipment so its engineers can remain on the road.So far, the seasonal shoppin...
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24
December
2019
| 15:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Lessons learned from dealing with extreme conditions during recent years has seen the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network invest in huge amounts of winter weather equipment so its engineers can remain on the road.So far, the seasonal shoppin...
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24
December
2019
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Lessons learned from dealing with extreme conditions during recent years has seen the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network invest in huge amounts of winter weather equipment so its engineers can remain on the road.So far, the seasonal shoppin...
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25
November
2019
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has today announced that more than 80,000 homes and businesses across Bristol – nearly 40 per cent of all premises - can now access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband in the UK.Engineering teams have been hard at work building the...
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07
October
2019
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach engineers are trialling a range of new tools and techniques – as they work to upgrade 13 of the UK’s rural communities to faster, more reliable and future-proof broadband technology. The trials are part of the company’s ambition to exten...
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02
August
2019
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The next generation of engineers are getting ‘dialled in’ to thinking about the world of work, thanks to a Cambridgeshire careers event supported by Openreach. Hundreds of primary school pupils were able to find out more about life as an engineer,...
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05
March
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn opens new fibre training school in Livingston, West Lothian. National centre and unique outdoor ‘classroom’ will give engineers the skills they need to build Scotland’s full fibre future as in...
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