Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Dumfries and Galloway

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 12:40 GMT

More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout, which has now reached Carsluith for the first time, with more coverage being rolled out in Sanquhar and Port William.

Drone helps broadband speeds to soar in Highland glen

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 10:00 GMT

Engineers building a new full-fibre broadband network in challenging Highland terrain this week drafted in a DRONE to fly cable across a river. Openreach is working with the community of Glenmazeran on an ambitious project to bring more reliable, ultrafast broadband to residents. And a Scottish engineering first was needed to reach one remote property.

Historic milestone for Leicestershire broadband programme

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 15:17 GMT

Leicestershire County Council’s broadband programme, Superfast Leicestershire has connected it’s 600th cabinet to fibre broadband, enabling more people across the county to access to the new high-speed technology

Nottingham becomes the first East Midlands city to benefit from world leading broadband boost

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 15:27 GMT

County Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ investment

Budding engineer Cameron proves a class act

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 10:00 GMT

Engineering-mad schoolboy Cameron Francis had his wish come true this week when he and his Glasgow classmates got an exclusive lesson in engineering. The nine-year-old from Glasgow wrote to Openreach asking if he could visit his local telephone exchange, signing off as Cameron Francis. Openreach teamed up with Digital Scotland to give Cameron and his classmates a day to remember.

Openreach drops price of full fibre broadband infrastructure to new homes by 75 per cent

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2018 12:38 BST

Tens of thousands more new-build homes could be in line for a broadband boost after Openreach moves to reduce the price it charges developers for its ‘Fibre-to-the-Premises’ (FTTP) technology for small-scale sites - those with less than 30 premises - by more than three quarters.

Openreach roadworks to get under way in Coatbridge

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 11:00 BST

Contractors working on behalf of Openreach, Scotland’s digital network business, are due to start traffic-sensitive roadworks on the Shawhead to Carnbroe stretch of the A8 on Monday, 29 October 2018. The Shawhead Junction works will be carried out overnight to minimise disruption and are expected to last until Monday, 5 November, between the hours of 8pm and 6am.

David Mundell MP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 10:00 BST

Openreach has been demonstrating the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, full-fibre services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps* – to Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell. On a fact-finding field trip with engineers, the MP and Secretary of State for Scotland watched an installation of more reliable, ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP).

Faster Broadband Great for Homeowners Say Cumbrian Estate Agents

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 11:16 BST

Connecting Cumbria Fibre Sign-ups top 50 per cent - news welcomed by Trudy Harrison MP

West Midlands boost as Coventry joins Birmingham with world-leading full-fibre broadband network

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 10:45 BST

Coventry has been announced as the latest area to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme, where fibre optic cables are laid from the exchange right to people’s front doors.

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