Tag / South West of England
Press releases • Jul 08, 2019 15:50 BST
Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in the South West of England are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2019 07:00 GMT
More than 441 trainee engineers will be hired across the South West of England, as part of a huge recruitment drive announced today (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
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
Press releases • Nov 28, 2018 10:13 GMT
New technology brings download speeds seven times faster than the national average Openreach announces 81 new UK locations, with more than 1 million homes and businesses set to benefit Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content could become faster and more reliable for more than 10,000 homes and businesses in Plymouth
Press releases • Sep 25, 2018 13:00 BST
A group of properties along Dorset’s Jurassic Coast are to get some of the fastest internet connections in the UK.
Press releases • Jul 10, 2018 01:00 BST
Press releases • Jul 04, 2018 08:55 BST
Work to roll-out faster, more reliable broadband in parts of Bristol is well underway – with a new network connecting tens of thousands of homes and buildings in the final stages of being built – Openreach’s managing director, Kim Mears, announced during a visit to the city yesterday (Tuesday, 03 July).
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.
Press releases • Jun 25, 2018 10:14 BST
New cutting edge broadband technology is heading to the South West as Openreach gets ready to make its new network available to nearly 36,000 homes and businesses there.
Press releases • Jun 25, 2018 09:13 BST
Press releases • Jun 04, 2018 14:56 BST
An historic Somerset village is set to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK as a result of a partnership between local residents and Openreach.
Press releases • Apr 19, 2018 13:02 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Swindon and the surrounding area.
Press releases • Apr 19, 2018 12:57 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Bristol and the surrounding area.
Press releases • Apr 19, 2018 12:47 BST
Openreach today announced it was stepping up its search for trainee engineers in Bournemouth and the surrounding area, including Poole.
New trainee engineers for Gloucestershire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer
Press releases • Mar 15, 2018 09:02 GMT
Cheltenham, Coberley, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury and Windrush are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment. The 3,500 new engineers across the UK – of which 455 will be in the South West - will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service.
Chancellor welcomes boost to Britain’s digital economy with largest recruitment drive in Openreach history
Press releases • Mar 15, 2018 01:00 GMT
Press releases • Mar 15, 2018 00:05 GMT
More than 450 trainee engineers will be hired across the South West as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach.
Gloucestershire is among areas of the South West to benefit from broadband projects, acccording to new study
Press releases • Mar 12, 2018 10:24 GMT
Areas of the South West - including parts of Gloucestershire - are to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes. Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.
Press releases • Mar 12, 2018 10:08 GMT
The South West 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.