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

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.

The Wirral becomes one of UK’s first areas to benefit from world leading broadband boost

The Wirral becomes one of UK’s first areas to benefit from world leading broadband boost

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2018 10:38 BST

The Wirral has today (Monday, 24 September) 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.

Openreach selects Huawei and Nokia to support its ‘Fibre First’ programme
Exeter gets set to join the ultrafast highway

Exeter gets set to join the ultrafast highway

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 10:30 BST

Exeter has been announced as the latest city to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme which is making Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology available to three million homes and businesses across the UK by 2020.

South East to benefit from world leading broadband technology

South East to benefit from world leading broadband technology

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 10:15 BST

​New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to more of the South East as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to another 31,300 homes and businesses in areas including Aylesbury, Byfleet, Cosham, Guildford, Maidstone, Slough, Southampton, Tunbridge Wells, Windsor and Woodley Berks.

London to benefit from world leading broadband technology

London to benefit from world leading broadband technology

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 10:00 BST

New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to more of London as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to another 118,500 homes and businesses - in locations including Bowes Park, Kingston, Mile End, South Kensington, Gipsy Hill, Hampton, North Finchley and Walthamstow.

Aberdeen to benefit from world leading broadband technology

Aberdeen to benefit from world leading broadband technology

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 10:00 BST

New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to Aberdeen as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to more than 7,600 homes and businesses there. Ultrafast broadband is coming to the Denburn Exchange area, which serves places like Rosemount, Gilcomston, King’s Gate, Beechgrove and parts of the city centre.

Openreach invests £400,000 to train Scotland’s digital engineers of the future

Openreach invests £400,000 to train Scotland’s digital engineers of the future

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2018 00:30 BST

Openreach chief executive Clive Selley today announced a £400,000 investment in a fibre training school for Scotland to educate a new generation of digital engineers. More than 4,000 people have applied for 400 new trainee engineering roles being created in Scotland by the digital network business as it gears up for a major rollout of ultrafast broadband.

City businesses get ultrafast update

City businesses get ultrafast update

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 09:00 BST

Openreach’s strategic infrastructure development director Kim Mears visits Edinburgh this week to update city businesses about plans for ultrafast broadband services in the capital.

400 new trainee engineers for Scotland in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

400 new trainee engineers for Scotland in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:05 GMT

• Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands, Argyll & Bute, Dumfries & Galloway and Perth & Kinross among the locations to benefit • 3,500 new engineers across the UK will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service • News welcomed by the Scottish and UK Governments