District sees near total fibre broadband coverage thanks to multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire partnership
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2018 10:00 BST
The Cannock Chase district of Staffordshire now has more than 99 per cent fibre coverage as a result of the Superfast Staffordshire partnership - led by Staffordshire County Council and Openreach, as part of the Government's BDUK programme - when combined with private sector roll-outs.
New trainee engineers for Staffordshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2018 08:56 GMT
Stafford, Kinver and Abbots Bromley are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive. It's also to invest £100,000 equipping a new fibre engineering academy at its Yarnfield Park training centre. The new engineers will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service.
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.
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.
Multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire partnership reaches out to even more rural communities on the day Britain achieves major superfast milestone
Press Releases • Jan 29, 2018 11:00 GMT
Alrewas, Blithbury, Brereton Cross, Brocton, Clifford’s Wood, Copmere End, Derrington, Essington, Morston Court and Wetwood are among latest communities to ‘go live’ as Openreach engineers install 600th fibre broadband cabinet for the Superfast Staffordshire roll-out.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2017 11:52 GMT
Openreach is providing ultrafast broadband to around 1,500 new homes across Staffordshire including at developments in Burton-on-Trent, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Streethay, Stafford and Uttoxeter, as part of an agreement with the Home Builders Federation and UK Government.
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2017 10:00 GMT
Staffordshire residents and businesses looking forward to a fibre-filled Christmas as 95 per cent of county premises now able to get superfast broadband.
New £400,000 fund is transforming the way remote Staffordshire communities communicate and do business
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2017 13:12 GMT
From rural lanes to information superhighway - Cotwalton, near Stone, is the first county village to get the latest ultrafast broadband technology through a new co-funding scheme led by Staffordshire County Council and Openreach as part of Superfast Staffordshire, which is part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK programme.