Tag / fibre broadband
Press releases • May 23, 2019 00:01 BST
Stephen Crabb MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire has been meeting with Openreach engineers working on the next generation of broadband technology to connect a new social housing development in Milford Haven.
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
Press releases • May 14, 2019 10:00 BST
More than half the homes and business reached by the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout have switched to faster fibre-based services, latest figures show. Across Scotland, nearly 930,000 homes and businesses have now been reached by the Digital Scotland network, with Openreach engineers continuing work on the ground during 2019.
Press releases • May 05, 2019 12:00 BST
Digital network operator Openreach has called on Scottish developers to make sure home buyers don’t miss out on ultrafast, full fibre broadband when they’re purchasing new properties. More than 60 Scottish homebuilders at a conference at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh heard that around 3,000 new properties a year are currently missing out on full fibre technology.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2019 10:30 BST
New research suggests that every public pound invested in fibre broadband in Scotland is delivering almost £12 of benefits to the Scottish economy.
Press releases • Apr 16, 2019 14:16 BST
Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, joined the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team and Openreach to celebrate the latest fibre broadband connection in the Whitsome area in the Scottish Borders.
More than one million homes and businesses can now order full fibre broadband via the Openreach network
Press releases • Apr 12, 2019 10:42 BST
Family with eight children living in the one millionth home passed awarded free full fibre broadband for a year Build in 12 further locations to begin during the next 12 months, taking the total to 38 Engineers have already installed around 2.6 million kilometres of fibre – enough to get to the moon and back three times.
Press releases • Apr 08, 2019 14:00 BST
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford today visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of the next generation of broadband technology for new homes in Raploch. He saw a ‘full-fibre’ network built directly to the properties to deliver ultrafast internet connections. The future-proof services can carry speeds up to 1Gbps - 21 times faster than the UK’s current average.
Press releases • Apr 08, 2019 10:00 BST
Cowdenbeath MSP Annabelle Ewing has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the latest developments in high-speed broadband in her constituency. More than 98 per cent of premises in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath area are now able to connect to broadband at a speed of 30Mbps and above.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2019 10:00 BST
Lothian MSP Miles Briggs – Scotland’s shadow cabinet secretary for health and sport – has joined engineers on the streets of Edinburgh to explore how better broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare. Openreach is building the next generation of broadband in the city - future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services at speeds up to 1Gbps* - with more than 30,000 homes and businesses now able to connect.
Press releases • Apr 01, 2019 10:00 BST
Perthshire North MSP John Swinney has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally, including the next generation of technology. During the field visit the Deputy First Minister visited a new ‘full-fibre’ network in Innerleithen Way in Perth, where he watched a step-by-step demo of how it’s installed.
Press releases • Mar 28, 2019 07:00 GMT
A partnership between local residents and Openreach is to make high-speed fibre broadband available to a rural community in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Press releases • Mar 25, 2019 10:00 GMT
Borders MP John Lamont has been shadowing Openreach engineers in his constituency to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally. The MP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps* – and how engineers are using innovative new techniques to bring more reliable, faster broadband to rural communities.
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.
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.
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*.
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.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2019 14:04 GMT
More than 200 jobs are being created across Wales, as part of a huge recruitment drive by Openreach.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2019 07:00 GMT
More than 498 trainee engineers will be hired across Greater London as part of a huge recruitment drive announced today (Monday 28 January 2019) by Openreach.