Tag / South West of England
Press Releases • Jul 10, 2018 01:00 BST
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2018 08:55 BST
Work to roll-out faster, more reliable broadband in parts of Bristol is well underway – with a new network connecting tens of thousands of homes and buildings in the final stages of being built – Openreach’s managing director, Kim Mears, announced during a visit to the city yesterday (Tuesday, 03 July).
Press Releases • Jun 29, 2018 10:30 BST
Exeter has been announced as the latest city to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme which is making Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology available to three million homes and businesses across the UK by 2020.
Press Releases • Jun 25, 2018 10:14 BST
New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to the South West as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to nearly 36,000 homes and businesses there.
Press Releases • Jun 25, 2018 09:13 BST
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2018 14:56 BST
An historic Somerset village is set to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK as a result of a partnership between local residents and Openreach.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2018 13:02 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Swindon and the surrounding area.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2018 12:57 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Bristol and the surrounding area.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2018 12:47 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Bournemouth and the surrounding area, including Poole.
New trainee engineers for Gloucestershire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2018 09:02 GMT
Cheltenham, Coberley, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury and Windrush are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment. The 3,500 new engineers across the UK – of which 455 will be in the South West - will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service.
Chancellor welcomes boost to Britain’s digital economy with largest recruitment drive in Openreach history
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2018 01:00 GMT
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2018 00:05 GMT
More than 450 trainee engineers will be hired across the South West as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Feb 07, 2018 12:08 GMT
A small community in Bristol is to become the 50th in the UK to benefit from a BT grant to help upgrade their properties to ultrafast broadband speeds.
Bristol leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme
Press Releases • Feb 01, 2018 12:19 GMT
Bristol will be one of the first cities to benefit from proposals announced today by Openreach for a major acceleration of its ultrafast fibre broadband network.
South Gloucestershire plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target
Press Releases • Jan 29, 2018 16:00 GMT
South Gloucestershire was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage.
Press Releases • Jan 29, 2018 01:00 GMT
Dorset was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage. The county has already surpassed the national average and reached 96 per cent coverage with about 380,000 households and businesses now having access to superfast speeds of 24Mbps and above – and the numbers are continuing to grow.
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.
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.