Openreach - Archive (fibre broadband)

2019
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
07
October
2019
| 15:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Some of the fastest and most reliable broadband in the UK is heading to the village of Flockton, after it was named as one of 13 rural communities to benefit from a new broadband trial. Openreach engineers will be working in the West Yorkshire vil...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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 ...
Read more
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 (...
Read more
23
September
2019
| 11:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Superfast South Yorkshire (SFSY) today celebrated the successful completion of their £27 million contract to deliver faster broadband to residents and businesses across South Yorkshire.   ...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
09
September
2019
| 17:18 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 45,000 homes and businesses in Salford can now access the UK’s fastest broadband speeds. Engineers from Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, began work to build a new ‘full fibre’ network in February last year. Us...
Read more
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...
Read more
16
August
2019
| 17:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting Cheshire celebrated the completion of its six-year multi-million pound superfast broadband programme with the ceremonial switching on of the final broadband cabinet to ‘go live’ as part of the roll-out. The new fibre cabinet in Windle H...
Read more
16
August
2019
| 17:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber 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 (Monday 8...
Read more
16
August
2019
| 17:11 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 Leeds...
Read more
16
August
2019
| 16:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting Cumbria has announced plans today (25 July) to bring some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK to more than 2,000 homes and businesses in harder to reach rural areas of Cumbria. The Connecting Cumbria broadband rollout, a partnersh...
Read more
16
August
2019
| 11:22 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 75,000 homes and businesses, including Trevor Stewart’s garden design business, can now benefit from faster speeds thanks to the county council’s £32 million Superfast Staffordshire partnership with Openreach and the government’s Building D...
Read more
13
August
2019
| 11:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the West Midlands most rural homes and businesses 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 100,000 ...
Read more
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...
Read more
02
August
2019
| 12:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the East Midlands most rural homes and businesses 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 100,000 ...
Read more
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...
Read more
08
July
2019
| 18:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the North East’s most rural homes and businesses 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 (Monday 8 July) that mor...
Read more
08
July
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the North West’s most rural homes and businesses 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 (Monday 8 July) that mor...
Read more
18
June
2019
| 09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Salisbury and Mildenhall trials will continue preparations for nationwide upgrade programme ...
Read more
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...
Read more
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 ...
Read more
10
June
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in Gourock. The future-proof, reliable services can carry speeds up to 1Gbps1 – around 18.5 times faste...
Read more
03
June
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
When a rural community near Kinross was faced with downloading movies in the same time it took to walk to York, its residents decided to take action. After working in partnership with Openreach, today’s gigabit* connectivity means they’re among the f...
Read more
03
June
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. The new network has arrived in Dalbeattie with more fibre now available in Kirkgunzeon,...
Read more
31
May
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across Aberdeenshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. The new network has now arrived in Newmachar, with more fibre also available in Newdeer, Portle...
Read more