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Double boost for Worcestershire households and businesses wanting to get their broadband up to speed

Double boost for Worcestershire households and businesses wanting to get their broadband up to speed

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 12:15 GMT

Worcestershire County Council today launched two new schemes to help more local businesses and residents not yet earmarked for a high-speed fibre broadband upgrade. The first is a co-funding partnership scheme, working with Openreach. The second is a business broadband voucher initiative.

Partnership approach brings ultrafast broadband to more homes and businesses in Cuckfield, West Sussex

Partnership approach brings ultrafast broadband to more homes and businesses in Cuckfield, West Sussex

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2018 11:14 GMT

A partnership between local residents and Openreach will make ultrafast broadband available to 11 homes, in Broxmead Lane, Cuckfield near Haywards Heath.

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Cardiff

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Cardiff

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 10:37 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to thousands of people in Whitchurch, Cardiff. Whitchurch is one of the first UK locations to pilot Gfast technology, offering download speeds up to 330Mbps – about seven times the UK average

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Swindon

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Swindon

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 10:32 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to thousands of people in Swindon. The town is one of the first UK locations to pilot Gfast technology, offering download speeds up to 330Mbps – about seven times the UK average.

Broadband boost for Sunderland and South Tyneside as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Broadband boost for Sunderland and South Tyneside as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 09:00 GMT

Hundreds of homes and businesses in Sunderland and South Tyneside are set to get access to broadband speeds up to 30 times faster than the UK average*, thanks to Openreach, Britain’s digital network business.

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN SHEFFIELD

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN SHEFFIELD

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 09:44 GMT

Latest ultrafast technology – known as Gfast - now available to thousands of Sheffield residents

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 09:41 GMT

Latest ultrafast technology – known as Gfast - now available to thousands of Newcastle upon Tyne residents

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN LEEDS

NEW ULTRAFAST BROADBAND NETWORK LAUNCHED IN LEEDS

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 09:35 GMT

Latest ultrafast technology – known as Gfast - now available to thousands of Leeds residents

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Glasgow & Edinburgh

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Glasgow & Edinburgh

Press Releases   •   Dec 28, 2017 10:24 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to tens of thousands of people in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Bath

New ultrafast broadband network launched in Bath

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2017 10:44 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to thousands of people in Bath. The city is one of the first UK locations to pilot Gfast technology, offering download speeds up to 330Mbps – about seven times the UK average.

Crowdfunding appeal to bring ultrafast broadband to Aberdeenshire community

Crowdfunding appeal to bring ultrafast broadband to Aberdeenshire community

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2017 10:00 GMT

People living in a new housing development in Monymusk, Aberdeenshire will have among the fastest broadband speeds in Scotland after agreeing a Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach.

Full Speed Ahead! Thousands More North Tyneside Homes and Businesses Can Now Access Superfast Broadband

Full Speed Ahead! Thousands More North Tyneside Homes and Businesses Can Now Access Superfast Broadband

News   •   Dec 22, 2017 17:00 GMT

Thousands more North Tyneside homes and businesses can now access high-speed, fibre-based broadband as a direct result of the multi million pound Digital Durham programme.

Broadband Boost Keeps Internet Traffic Moving For Kirklees-Based Highways Engineering Company

Broadband Boost Keeps Internet Traffic Moving For Kirklees-Based Highways Engineering Company

News   •   Dec 22, 2017 17:00 GMT

An engineering firm in Kirklees, specialising in keeping the highways, traffic and transportation on the move, is experiencing life in the fast lane for itself since being upgraded to superfast broadband.

Openreach brings festive cheer to young people in Leicester

Openreach brings festive cheer to young people in Leicester

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 11:54 GMT

Kind-hearted Openreach staff in Leicester are bringing festive cheer to local children.

New multi-million pound deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Cheltenham and Gloucester

New multi-million pound deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Cheltenham and Gloucester

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 14:46 GMT

Engineers from Openreach will carry out the fibre broadband upgrade work for a new £4 million phase of the Fastershire roll-out in Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Broadband boost for Derbyshire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Broadband boost for Derbyshire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:59 GMT

New technology playing a key role in transforming areas previously experiencing slow speeds

Broadband boost for Leicestershire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Broadband boost for Leicestershire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:57 GMT

New technology playing a key role in transforming areas previously experiencing slow speeds

​​​​​Broadband boost for Nottinghamshire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

​​​​​Broadband boost for Nottinghamshire as Openreach improve speed for hundreds of homes

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:55 GMT

New technology playing a key role in transforming areas previously experiencing slow speeds

Warwickshire hamlet to benefit from new multi-million pound national scheme to bring high-speed broadband to more rural businesses

Warwickshire hamlet to benefit from new multi-million pound national scheme to bring high-speed broadband to more rural businesses

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:28 GMT

A partnership between Openreach, the UK government and local businesses will enable people living and working in the tiny community of Stareton to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country.

West Midlands Openreach engineers’ traditional fund-raiser proves a hit

West Midlands Openreach engineers’ traditional fund-raiser proves a hit

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:06 GMT

When it came to fund-raising for the poorly nephew of a colleague, a group of West Midlands-based Openreach engineers went back to their childhoods for inspiration. They've been running a conker contest in their spare time to raise money for the nephew of their colleague, Jason Carrington, from Stafford, who needs expensive medical treatment.