Articles tagged with 'ultrafast broadband' | Openreach

Press and Media | Openreach (ultrafast broadband)

2021
30
June
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
By December 2025, the current analogue phone network will reach the end of its lifeOpenreach is calling on UK businesses to start planning for life without the analogue phone network, by conducting an audit of their systems and devices.By December 20...
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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 230,000 in the North West - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It means f...
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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 160,000 in Yorkshire and the Humber - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  ...
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28
April
2021
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
New findings in a report conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) show that the nationwide rollout of Full Fibre broadband could bring up to a million people back into the workforce – helping get the economy back on track.Pr...
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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 projectCommitment to upgrade the UK’s second largest commercial fleet to electric vehicles by 2030Record Full Fibre network build rate - reaching 40,000 hom...
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12
October
2020
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s digital network business, is celebrating after being named one of the UK’s top ‘Superbrands’ - an accolade granted by The Academy of Chief Marketers and Superbrands UK as part of its annual Superbrands survey. The Superbrands s...
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15
September
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today announced a further 67 locations – in its Fibre Cities programme where it will be building its new, future-proof Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology, as part of a new tranche of build. Work will begin in March 2021. T...
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11
August
2020
| 14:37 Europe/Amsterdam
An Openreach pledge last October to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in several market towns and villages across the South West has become a reality in the Devon town of Okehampton. More than 3,000 homes and busi...
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06
March
2020
| 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has welcomed Broadband Minister Matt Warman to Hartlepool to announce that thousands more homes and businesses in Tees Valley are set to benefit from faster and more reliable broadband. An investment of £3.5million – ...
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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 63 market towns and villages across the South East of England.It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across ...
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2019
11
October
2019
| 02:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting everyone in Scotland to ‘full fibre’ broadband by 2025 would create a £4.55 billion boost to the country’s economy, by unlocking smarter ways of working, better public services and greater opportunities for the next generation of home-grow...
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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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10
April
2019
| 09:59 Europe/Amsterdam
An Openreach training centre in Bradford is celebrating a successful first year with news that more than 5,500 engineers and new recruits have been trained at the facility since its official launch in March last year ...
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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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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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15
January
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell was out in the field with Openreach engineers this week (Monday) to see the progress that’s been made with fibre broadband and customer service in Dumfries and Galloway. Engineers also updated him on the company’s pla...
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2018
17
December
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 9,000 homes and businesses across South Yorkshire are set to gain access to some of the fastest broadband speeds available in the UK....
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26
November
2018
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content is about to become faster and more reliable for more than 30,000 homes and businesses in Hamilton. People living in the South Lanarkshire town are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest b...
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26
November
2018
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content is about to become faster and more reliable for 7,500 homes and businesses in Tranent. People living in the East Lothian town are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest broadband speeds a...
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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 Yorkshire and the Humber....
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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 more than 150,000 homes and businesses across the North West....
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05
November
2018
| 15:27 Europe/Amsterdam
County Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ investment...
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22
October
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has been demonstrating the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, full-fibre services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps* – to Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell. On a fact-finding field trip with ...
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08
August
2018
| 11:36 Europe/Amsterdam
MP Rory Stewart praises Connecting Cumbria efforts to bring faster broadband to rural areas...
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25
June
2018
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
​New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to more of the South East as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to another 31,300 homes and businesses in areas including Aylesbury, Byfleet, Cosham, Guildford, Maidstone, Slough, ...
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25
June
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to Aberdeen as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to more than 7,600 homes and businesses there. Ultrafast broadband is coming to the Denburn Exchange area, which serves places like...
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18
June
2018
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
2,500 premises in Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood to get ultrafast broadband speeds as Council awards £2.7 million digital infrastructure contract to Openreach...
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27
March
2018
| 13:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Homes and businesses in Eastgate village have been upgraded to ultrafast, fibre broadband, thanks to the multi-million pound Digital Durham programme....
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15
March
2018
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Yorkshire and the Humber as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach....
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