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New trainee engineers for Herefordshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

New trainee engineers for Herefordshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 08:33 GMT

Bosbury, Hereford, Kingsland and Wormbridge are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive, which has been welcomed by the Chancellor of Exchequer. The business is taking on 3,500 new engineers across the UK to help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service.

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

New £887,000 deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Hereford

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 16:35 GMT

Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council have awarded a contract to deliver phase two of the Fastershire broadband rollout in parts of Hereford. It will involve Openreach engineers rolling out superfast broadband to around 2200 further local homes and businesses by the end of 2019. The new £887,000 deal is part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.