From Canvas to Cabinet as Sheffield Artists Inspire Openreach

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2019 14:41 GMT

Openreach broadband cabinets in the Kelham Island area of Sheffield are taking on a new appearance, thanks to a special partnership with local artists.

Drone sends broadband speeds flying high in Greater Manchester

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2019 11:13 GMT

Engineers bringing some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK to Greater Manchester have drafted in a DRONE to fly cable across a stretch of canal.

Salisbury to become the first UK city with universal access to Openreach’s future-proof, full fibre broadband technology

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 14:53 GMT

• Ambition for Salisbury’s families, businesses, and GP surgeries to gain access to fast, reliable, ‘full fibre’ connections within 12 months [map available on the 19th as a live link and will be input below] • Close collaboration with Wiltshire Council will deliver a boost to the local economy and the fastest city-wide roll-out in the UK

Openreach Engineers Drum up Support for Norfolk Playground

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 10:52 GMT

A children’s playground in Norfolk has been given a new lease of life, after engineers from Openreach answered a call for help.

Openreach unveils £485,000 investment in Scottish training school

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 12:00 GMT

Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn opens new fibre training school in Livingston, West Lothian. National centre and unique outdoor ‘classroom’ will give engineers the skills they need to build Scotland’s full fibre future as investment is welcomed by Skills Development Scotland and Education Scotland.

Digital Rutland and Openreach launch broadband boost campaign

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 11:49 GMT

It’s hoped a new video and community workshops highlighting the benefits of faster broadband speeds will encourage more people in Rutland to check if they’re able to upgrade.

The reach widens for superfast broadband

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 11:47 GMT

A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the increased coverage of superfast broadband across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington.

Rhoda Grant MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 13:00 GMT

​Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has been out in the field with Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband and customer service in the Highlands and Islands. The MSP also heard about the company’s plans to roll out the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, full-fibre services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps*.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Scotland

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 12:00 GMT

More premises across Scotland can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. More premises in more remote areas are now able to connect and the Digital Scotland take-up rates currently stands at 48%. However this still means hundreds of thousands of people could be benefitting, but aren’t.

Openreach stocks up for winter to keep Wales connected

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 10:41 GMT

Openreach is stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, salt and screenwash to make sure millions of people stay connected in the event of severe weather this winter.

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