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TV weatherman forecasts high-speed broadband future for schools, homes and businesses in Orsett, Essex

TV weatherman forecasts high-speed broadband future for schools, homes and businesses in Orsett, Essex

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 12:24 GMT

TV weatherman, Francis Wilson, has forecast a blizzard of high speed broadband to hit the Essex village of Orsett – thanks to a deal to help connect up residents to the superfast technology.

Full steam ahead - fibre fund boosts fast broadband roll-out to Staffordshire rural communities

Full steam ahead - fibre fund boosts fast broadband roll-out to Staffordshire rural communities

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 10:44 GMT

Staffordshire County Council’s scheme to help more remote households and businesses get up to speed celebrates its first anniversary. The co-funding initiative - supported by Openreach - has already helped scores of people living and working in Cotwalton, Cold Norton and at Brookside Business Park access ultrafast broadband, with more in the pipeline.

Wales to get £6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Wales to get £6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 12:36 GMT

Wales is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses.

East Midlands to get £13 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

East Midlands to get £13 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:37 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report

Oxfordshire is among areas of the South East to benefit from fibre broadband partnership schemes, according to new study

Oxfordshire is among areas of the South East to benefit from fibre broadband partnership schemes, according to new study

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:37 GMT

Areas of the South East - including parts of Oxfordshire - are to get an £88.1 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes, according to a new study. Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, it claims, as more communities form partnerships with Openreach to get the technology.

Yorkshire and the Humber to get £12 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Yorkshire and the Humber to get £12 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:34 GMT

Yorkshire and the Humber is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses.

North East to get £7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

North East to get £7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:32 GMT

The North East is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses.

Gloucestershire is among areas of the South West to benefit from broadband projects, acccording to new study

Gloucestershire is among areas of the South West to benefit from broadband projects, acccording to new study

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:24 GMT

Areas of the South West - including parts of Gloucestershire - are to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes. Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

London to get £87.6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

London to get £87.6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:15 GMT

London is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £87.6 million to the region over the next 15 years.

West Midlands to get £17.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

West Midlands to get £17.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:15 GMT

The West Midlands is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses, according to an independent study published today. Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities.

South East to get £88.1 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

South East to get £88.1 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:10 GMT

The South East is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £88.1 million to the region over the next 15 years.

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:08 GMT

The South West is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses.

East of England to get £39.7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

East of England to get £39.7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:00 GMT

The East of England is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £39.7 million to the region over the next 15 years.

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:55 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

Scotland to get £12.2 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Scotland to get £12.2 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:35 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:00 GMT

Project to bring fast fibre technology to Merseyside community is 500th of its kind in UK Community, led by Barnstondale Activity Centre, qualifies for £25,000 grant through Openreach

Fibre boost for Kilbirnie thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Fibre boost for Kilbirnie thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 11:00 GMT

More than 900 homes and businesses in the Kilbirnie area are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband through the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team was joined by community group Radio City Association to celebrate fibre availability in the town last week.

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 10:34 GMT

The next phase of the multi-million pound CSW Broadband roll-out will have a positive impact on communities the length and breadth of the county, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT Group announced today.

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 16:35 GMT

Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council have awarded a contract to deliver phase two of the Fastershire broadband rollout in parts of Hereford. It will involve Openreach engineers rolling out superfast broadband to around 2200 further local homes and businesses by the end of 2019. The new £887,000 deal is part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 15:45 GMT

North Yorkshire County Council and its wholly-owned company NYnet have signed the contract for phase three of its Superfast North Yorkshire (SFNY) project with Openreach.