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Cambridgeshire on track for 99% coverage using the latest fibre technology to reach rural areas

Cambridgeshire on track for 99% coverage using the latest fibre technology to reach rural areas

Press releases   •   May 20, 2019 14:39 BST

Cambridgeshire County Council has announced plans today (20 May) to bring some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK to more than 5,300 homes and businesses in harder to reach rural areas of the county

Openreach Heads to Felixstowe Beach to Support the Great British Spring Clean

Openreach Heads to Felixstowe Beach to Support the Great British Spring Clean

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2019 09:48 BST

Openreach CEO, Clive Selley, joined with his senior management team and volunteers from Litter Free Felixstowe to pledge support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean.

Openreach Engineers Drum up Support for Norfolk Playground

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 Announces 395 Engineering Jobs in the East of England

Openreach Announces 395 Engineering Jobs in the East of England

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 07:00 GMT

More than 395 trainee engineers will be hired across the East of England, as part of a huge recruitment drive announced (Monday 28 January 2019) by Openreach.

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions welcomes UK jobs boost as Openreach recruits another 3,000 apprentice engineers to support fibre broadband ambitions

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions welcomes UK jobs boost as Openreach recruits another 3,000 apprentice engineers to support fibre broadband ambitions

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 01:00 GMT

Amber Rudd opens new training centre for engineers in Peterborough and welcomes 3,000 new apprentice engineers, highlighting the number of women now moving into the sector 11 additional build locations revealed as Openreach accelerates its full fibrei broadband roll out

Openreach welcomes 31,000 employees

Openreach welcomes 31,000 employees

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 08:44 BST

Openreach selects Huawei and Nokia to support its ‘Fibre First’ programme
East of England to benefit from world leading broadband technology

East of England to benefit from world leading broadband technology

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 11:44 BST

New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to the East of England as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to more than 36,000 homes and businesses there.

Openreach steps up better broadband build with 59 new locations
Openreach sets up hunt for more Cambridge trainee engineers

Openreach sets up hunt for more Cambridge trainee engineers

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 09:49 BST

Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Cambridge and the surrounding area.

437 new trainee engineers for the East of England in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

437 new trainee engineers for the East of England in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 09:31 GMT

More than 435 trainee engineers will be hired across the East of England as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach. The announcement follows news that Openreach, Britain’s leading digital network business, will accelerate plans to build more ultrafast Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) broadband across the country.

Chancellor welcomes boost to Britain’s digital economy with largest recruitment drive in Openreach history
TV weatherman forecasts high-speed broadband future for schools, homes and businesses in Orsett, Essex

TV weatherman forecasts high-speed broadband future for schools, homes and businesses in Orsett, Essex

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 12:24 GMT

TV weatherman, Francis Wilson, has forecast a blizzard of high speed broadband to hit the Essex village of Orsett – thanks to a deal to help connect up residents to the superfast technology.

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.

Cambridgeshire plays a leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent broadband target

Cambridgeshire plays a leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent broadband target

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 09:59 GMT

Cambridgeshire was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage.

Business is booming for Bedfordshire wedding and event furniture firm after getting 'hitched' to superfast broadband

Business is booming for Bedfordshire wedding and event furniture firm after getting 'hitched' to superfast broadband

Press releases   •   Jan 18, 2018 10:26 GMT

A Bedfordshire firm, which hires wedding and event furniture and includes the Queen amongst its loyal customers, is looking to expand its operation after signing up to superfast broadband.

New Ultrafast broadband network launched in High Wycombe

New Ultrafast broadband network launched in High Wycombe

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2018 12:33 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to thousands of people in High Wycombe.

New Ultrafast broadband network launched in Hemel Hempstead

New Ultrafast broadband network launched in Hemel Hempstead

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2018 12:29 GMT

The latest ultrafast broadband, known as Gfast, is now available to thousands of people in Hemel Hempstead

Openreach wins technology award from Essex County Council

Openreach wins technology award from Essex County Council

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 16:18 GMT

Openreach has been announced as a winner at the second Essex County Council (ECC) supplier recognition awards for its work on the multi million pound Superfast Essex programme.

Fastest broadband in the UK speeds towards new Cambridgeshire housing developments

Fastest broadband in the UK speeds towards new Cambridgeshire housing developments

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2017 12:03 GMT

Around 2,300 new homes and flats across major new housing developments in Cambridgeshire will be able to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK following a deal between Openreach and housing developers.