Openreach - Archive (scotland)

2019
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...
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02
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart today visited Openreach engineers to see how they’re building ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. He saw a ‘full fibre’ network built directly into properties in the city’s Oakbank a...
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30
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Glasgow Provan MSP Ivan McKee this week visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. The Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built di...
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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...
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28
August
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Two of the UK’s most westerly island communities are now the best connected too - as new full fibre broadband networks go live in the Outer Hebrides/Na h-Eileanan Siar. Grimsay is a tiny island roughly three miles long and half again in width, joi...
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19
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Extra funding of almost £18 million is to be invested in broadband thanks to the continued success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Six thousand homes and business will benefit due to stronger than expected take-up of fibre b...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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31
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across East Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the ...
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29
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across North Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the...
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21
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across Angus can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the new netw...
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14
May
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than half the homes and business reached by the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout have switched to faster fibre-based services, latest figures show. Across Scotland, nearly 930,000 homes and businesses have now been reached by the Dig...
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05
May
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Digital network operator Openreach has called on Scottish developers to make sure home buyers don’t miss out on ultrafast, full fibre broadband when they’re purchasing new properties. More than 60 Scottish homebuilders at a conference at BT Murrayfie...
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29
April
2019
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
New research suggests that every public pound invested in fibre broadband in Scotland is delivering almost £12 of benefits to the Scottish economy....
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16
April
2019
| 14:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, joined the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team and Openreach to celebrate the latest fibre broadband connection in the Whitsome area in the Scottish Borders....
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08
April
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford today visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of the next generation of broadband technology for new homes in Raploch. He saw a ‘full-fibre’ network built directly to the properties to deliver ultrafast inte...
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08
April
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cowdenbeath MSP Annabelle Ewing has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the latest developments in high-speed broadband in her constituency. More than 98 per cent of premises in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath area are now able to connect to broa...
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02
April
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Lothian MSP Miles Briggs – Scotland’s shadow cabinet secretary for health and sport – has joined engineers on the streets of Edinburgh to explore how better broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare. Openreach is building the next generation of broa...
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01
April
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Perthshire North MSP John Swinney has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally, including the next generation of technology. During the field visit the Deputy First Minister visited a new ‘full-fibre’ net...
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25
March
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Borders MP John Lamont has been shadowing Openreach engineers in his constituency to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally. The MP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services capable of car...
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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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25
February
2019
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
​Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has been out in the field with Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband and customer service in the Highlands and Islands. The MSP also heard about the company’s plans to roll out the next...
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25
February
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More premises across Scotland can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. More premises in more remote areas are now able to connect and the Digital Scotland take-up rates currently...
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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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28
January
2019
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Scotland as part of a huge recruitment drive announced today by Openreach, with new jobs earmarked for Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands and the South of Scotland. Openreach ha...
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