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Drone sends broadband speeds flying high in Greater Manchester

Drone sends broadband speeds flying high in Greater Manchester

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.

Salisbury to become the first UK city with universal access to  Openreach’s future-proof, full fibre broadband technology

Salisbury to become the first UK city with universal access to Openreach’s future-proof, full fibre broadband technology

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 14:53 GMT

• Ambition for Salisbury’s families, businesses, and GP surgeries to gain access to fast, reliable, ‘full fibre’ connections within 12 months [map available on the 19th as a live link and will be input below] • Close collaboration with Wiltshire Council will deliver a boost to the local economy and the fastest city-wide roll-out in the UK

Rhoda Grant MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Rhoda Grant MSP connects with high-speed broadband

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*.

Openreach announces 220 engineering jobs for Scotland

Openreach announces 220 engineering jobs for Scotland

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 00:01 GMT

More than 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Scotland as part of a huge recruitment drive announced today by Openreach, with new jobs earmarked for Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands and the South of Scotland. Openreach has also announced 11 new full fibre broadband locations – including thousands of homes in the Greater Glasgow area

Openreach beefs up broadband in London’s Smithfield Market
David Mundell MP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

David Mundell MP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 10:00 BST

Openreach has been demonstrating the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, full-fibre services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps* – to Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell. On a fact-finding field trip with engineers, the MP and Secretary of State for Scotland watched an installation of more reliable, ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP).

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.

Openreach steps up better broadband build with 59 new locations
Openreach to consult Communication Provider customers on switch to digital phone services by 2025
Leeds leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches ‘Fibre First’ programme

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

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 08:55 GMT

Leeds 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.

Drone helps lift rural Welsh valley village to ultrafast speeds

Drone helps lift rural Welsh valley village to ultrafast speeds

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2017 09:55 GMT

A small village in the heart of rural Wales has become the first community in the world to be connected up to ultrafast fibre broadband thanks to an aerial drone.

Industry welcomes Openreach ambition to build  a large FTTP broadband network

Industry welcomes Openreach ambition to build a large FTTP broadband network

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.

Grosvenor & Openreach sign UK’s first major landowner co-investment deal to lead west end digital upgrade