Openreach - Archive (ultrafast)

2019
11
October
2019
| 05:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting everyone in Wales to ‘full fibre’ broadband by 2025 would create a £1.98 billion boost to the economy, by unlocking smarter ways of working, better public services and greater opportunities for the next-generation of home-grown businesses....
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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...
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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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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...
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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 ...
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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 (...
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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...
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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
| 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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16
August
2019
| 17:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s digital infrastructure company, today announced Sheffield as one of 36 towns and cities that are set to benefit from Openreach’s rollout of some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK. In Sheffield, new Fibre-to-the-Premises...
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13
August
2019
| 16:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of homes and businesses in west Leicestershire will soon be able to benefit from some of the UK’s fastest broadband speeds. It’s after Leicestershire County Council announced a £2.7 million extension to their Superfast Leicestershire par...
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05
August
2019
| 14:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Ian Lucas MP for Wrexham has been meeting with Openreach, to see first-hand the next generation of broadband technology that’s coming to town. A new housing development on the outskirts of Gwersyllt will have more than 50 family homes and enjoy so...
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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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18
June
2019
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Chris Elmore MP for Ogmore has been meeting with recent Openreach recruits that are rolling out the next generation of broadband technology across his Ogmore constituency. ...
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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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28
May
2019
| 15:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Rural broadband was top of the agenda as MP Therese Coffey spent time with landowners at the Benacre Estate in Suffolk....
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23
May
2019
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Stephen Crabb MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire has been meeting with Openreach engineers working on the next generation of broadband technology to connect a new social housing development in Milford Haven....
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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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09
April
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cavers that come to South Wales are to benefit from a new digital safety net, thanks to the efforts of local Openreach engineers....
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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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28
March
2019
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A partnership between local residents and Openreach is to make high-speed fibre broadband available to a rural community in the Vale of Glamorgan....
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19
March
2019
| 14:53 Europe/Amsterdam
• Ambition for Salisbury’s families, businesses, and GP surgeries to gain access to fast, reliable, ‘full fibre’ connections within 12 months [map available on the 19th as a live link and will be input below] • Close collaboration with Wiltshire Coun...
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2018
19
December
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Housing developments in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles will be among the best connected in Scotland, with access to reliable ultrafast broadband. Openreach is working with local developers to build full fibre networks direct to dozens of new ...
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18
December
2018
| 17:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Meat traders in London’s historic Smithfield market can now enjoy cutting edge broadband after engineers installed more than 2.5km of fibre optic cable to future-proof the Grade II listed site with the latest ultrafast full fibre technology. Openreac...
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17
December
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has been showing the next generation of broadband technology to Edinburgh’s Ian Murray MP and Daniel Johnson MSP. They visited Liberton to see the latest upgrades of more reliable, ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) as local residents b...
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06
December
2018
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
​A high-speed fibre broadband connection is one of the key factors people consider when buying or renting a property, according to a Staffordshire estate agent....
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05
December
2018
| 11:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Swansea has been announced as the latest city to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme, where fibre optic cables are laid from the exchange right to people’s front doors....
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26
November
2018
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content could become faster and more reliable for tens of thousands of homes and businesses across the East Midlands....
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26
November
2018
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
• Cutting-edge Gfast technology will support homeworking, multiple HD video streams and instant file downloads • Upgrades will also future-proof homes and businesses for next generation applications like 8k TV, smart homes and seamless cloud collabor...
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19
November
2018
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Belfast to become one of the first cities in the country to benefit from Openreach’s fibre-to-the-premises broadband infrastructure investmentThe future-proof technology will provide extra capacity and reliability for the city’s growing digital hubMu...
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