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South East to get £88.1 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

South East to get £88.1 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:10 GMT

The South East 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. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £88.1 million to the region over the next 15 years.

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

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.

East of England to get £39.7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

East of England to get £39.7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:00 GMT

The East of England 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. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £39.7 million to the region over the next 15 years.

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:55 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

Scotland to get £12.2 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Scotland to get £12.2 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:35 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:00 GMT

Project to bring fast fibre technology to Merseyside community is 500th of its kind in UK Community, led by Barnstondale Activity Centre, qualifies for £25,000 grant through Openreach

Fibre boost for Kilbirnie thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Fibre boost for Kilbirnie thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 11:00 GMT

More than 900 homes and businesses in the Kilbirnie area are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband through the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team was joined by community group Radio City Association to celebrate fibre availability in the town last week.

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 10:34 GMT

The next phase of the multi-million pound CSW Broadband roll-out will have a positive impact on communities the length and breadth of the county, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT Group announced today.

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 16:35 GMT

Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council have awarded a contract to deliver phase two of the Fastershire broadband rollout in parts of Hereford. It will involve Openreach engineers rolling out superfast broadband to around 2200 further local homes and businesses by the end of 2019. The new £887,000 deal is part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 15:45 GMT

North Yorkshire County Council and its wholly-owned company NYnet have signed the contract for phase three of its Superfast North Yorkshire (SFNY) project with Openreach.

Fibre broadband progresses across Scotland

Fibre broadband progresses across Scotland

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 14:18 GMT

Another 26,000 premises across the country can now get fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout.

Highland community’s Ultrafast broadband boost

Highland community’s Ultrafast broadband boost

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:49 GMT

Villagers in a small rural community in Inverness-shire have been blown away by the speed of ultrafast broadband thanks to cash donated by a local wind farm.

Homes and businesses in Cockermouth are cock-a-hoop over superfast broadband

Homes and businesses in Cockermouth are cock-a-hoop over superfast broadband

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2018 09:20 GMT

Local businesses featured in video about fibre broadband benefits

​Knowle becomes 50th community to benefit from nationwide high-speed fibre broadband grant

​Knowle becomes 50th community to benefit from nationwide high-speed fibre broadband grant

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.

Digital Scotland and Borders Railway: together making Scotland more connected

Digital Scotland and Borders Railway: together making Scotland more connected

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 11:36 GMT

The Digital Scotland team joined forces with local authorities and the Borders Railway to let people living along the rail route know that it’s full steam ahead for superfast broadband!

Digital Scotland and Borders Railway: together making Scotland more connected

Digital Scotland and Borders Railway: together making Scotland more connected

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 11:28 GMT

The Digital Scotland team joined forces with local authorities and the Borders Railway to let people living along the rail route know that it’s full steam ahead for superfast broadband!

Bristol leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

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.

London leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

London leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 11:22 GMT

London 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.

Cardiff leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

Cardiff leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 11:13 GMT

Cardiff 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.

Liverpool leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches 'Fibre First' programme

Liverpool leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches 'Fibre First' programme

Press releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 09:44 GMT

• First eight cities named as build accelerates from 2018 to cover urban and rural communities • Sets course to reach 10m homes and businesses by mid-2020s with the right conditions • Plans to recruit and train 3,000 field engineers in 2018