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.
What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander! Goosey Wick pioneers new co-funding scheme to expand high-speed broadband to more Oxfordshire communities
Press releases • Nov 15, 2017 11:35 GMT
Goosey quick! The tiny Oxfordshire village of Goosey Wick will be the first to benefit from a new £600,000 Oxfordshire faster broadband fund, led by Oxfordshire County Council and Openreach, as part of the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire programme. The county council hopes other remote communities, who are not part of any public or private sector upgrade roll-out, will follow suit.
Press releases • Nov 14, 2017 14:49 GMT
Around 2,400 new homes and flats across major new housing developments in Derbyshire will be able to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK following a deal between Openreach and housing developers.
Press releases • Nov 14, 2017 10:00 GMT
The remote Sutherland hamlet of Altnaharra now has among the fastest broadband speeds in Scotland – thanks to an unique partnership with Openreach
Press releases • Nov 13, 2017 15:33 GMT
Around 3,500 new homes and flats across major new housing developments in Leicestershire will be able to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK following a deal between Openreach and housing developers.
Press releases • Nov 10, 2017 20:10 GMT
North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson joined Openreach chief executive, Clive Selley, the Mayor of Whitchurch, and other local councillors and businesses for the ‘switch-on’ of two new fibre cabinets in the centre of the town, which will enable around 450 more premises to get high-speed fibre broadband.
Press releases • Nov 10, 2017 09:33 GMT
Swansea riders and skateboarders are reaping the benefits of ultrafast broadband thanks to an Openreach G.fast trial in the city.
Press releases • Nov 09, 2017 11:46 GMT
The third phase of the multi-million pound Northern Lincs Broadband programme is now well under way, with Beltoft in the Isle of Axholme one of the latest communities to benefit from an upgrade to ultrafast broadband speeds.
Press releases • Nov 09, 2017 10:00 GMT
Pupils at schools in Edinburgh and South Queensferry this week got the chance to learn about technology on board the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase. More than 20,700 households and businesses across the City of Edinburgh Council area can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project, which Openreach is delivering on the ground.
Press releases • Nov 09, 2017 09:00 GMT
A partnership between local residents and Openreach, the business responsible for Britain’s largest phone and broadband network, is to make high-speed broadband available to more than 80 households on a new housing development in Elland.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2017 11:07 GMT
A team of Northamptonshire engineers are busy preserving the past, while looking to the future, as they build a high-speed fibre broadband network across the county.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2017 09:30 GMT
Openreach to provide Ultrafast broadband to around 2,400 new homes across Northumberland
Press releases • Nov 06, 2017 16:44 GMT
Around 1,600 new homes and flats across major new housing developments in Nottinghamshire will be able to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK following a deal between Openreach and housing developers.
Press releases • Nov 03, 2017 15:31 GMT
A Doncaster-based tuition business, which was facing possible closure or relocation, is now future proofed and looking to graduate to bigger and better things after the company connected up to ultrafast fibre broadband, thanks to the Superfast South Yorkshire programme.
Minister for Digital hails Cambridgeshire's superfast progress towards 99 per cent broadband coverage
Press releases • Nov 03, 2017 09:00 GMT
Minister for Digital Matt Hancock today (3 Nov) hailed Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s rapid progress as a leading digital county, which is aiming to bring superfast broadband to 99% of homes and businesses by the end of 2020.
'Terrific progress' by Black Country Broadband Project as it reaches 55,000 households and businesses
Press releases • Nov 02, 2017 14:20 GMT
Around 55,000 premises can now access superfast broadband thanks to the Black Country Broadband Project, spearheaded by the LEP, Openreach and BDUK. Areas of Dudley, Halesowen, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton are among the latest to benefit. Meanwhile, the LEP has welcomed news that Brierley Hill has been picked by Openreach to be a pilot site for ultrafast broadband.
Press releases • Nov 01, 2017 11:00 GMT
More than 1,000 homes and businesses in Stewarton, East Ayrshire, are able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Senior pupils from the town's Nether Robertland Primary School helped unveil the latest coverage - and discovered what goes on inside the green street cabinets...
Press releases • Oct 31, 2017 10:00 GMT
Nearly 600 homes and businesses in Elie and Earlsferry are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband, thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team were joined today by Graham Bucknall from The Ship Inn - which has recently upgraded to fibre broadband - and members of Fife Council to celebrate fibre availability in the East Neuk.
Press releases • Oct 31, 2017 07:03 GMT
Communications Providers have welcomed the ambition of Openreach, Britain’s digital network business, to build a large-scale Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across the country.