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Five thousand engineers and new recruits benefit from Openreach’s Bradford training centre

Five thousand engineers and new recruits benefit from Openreach’s Bradford training centre

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 09:59 BST

An Openreach training centre in Bradford is celebrating a successful first year with news that more than 5,500 engineers and new recruits have been trained at the facility since its official launch in March last year

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

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.

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

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.

John Swinney MSP connects with high-speed broadband

John Swinney MSP connects with high-speed broadband

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.

Oliver Mundell MSP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Oliver Mundell MSP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 10:00 GMT

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell was out in the field with Openreach engineers this week (Monday) to see the progress that’s been made with fibre broadband and customer service in Dumfries and Galloway. Engineers also updated him on 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.

£10m Broadband Boost for South Yorkshire

£10m Broadband Boost for South Yorkshire

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 11:00 GMT

Around 9,000 homes and businesses across South Yorkshire are set to gain access to some of the fastest broadband speeds available in the UK.

Thousands across Hamilton to get broadband boost

Thousands across Hamilton to get broadband boost

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT

Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content is about to become faster and more reliable for more than 30,000 homes and businesses in Hamilton. People living in the South Lanarkshire town are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest broadband speeds available (up to 330 Mbps), after Openreach announced the next 81 locations to be upgraded for ultrafast broadband.

Thousands across Tranent to get broadband boost

Thousands across Tranent to get broadband boost

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT

Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content is about to become faster and more reliable for 7,500 homes and businesses in Tranent. People living in the East Lothian town are set to benefit from access to some of the fastest broadband speeds available after Openreach announced the next 81 locations to be upgraded for ultrafast broadband.

Thousands across Yorkshire and the Humber to get broadband boost

Thousands across Yorkshire and the Humber to get broadband boost

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT

​Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content could become faster and more reliable for tens of thousands of homes and businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Thousands across the North West to get broadband boost

Thousands across the North West to get broadband boost

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT

Downloading a film and sharing or streaming content could become faster and more reliable for more than 150,000 homes and businesses across the North West.

Nottingham becomes the first East Midlands city to benefit from world leading broadband boost

Nottingham becomes the first East Midlands city to benefit from world leading broadband boost

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 15:27 GMT

County Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ investment

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).

Cumbrian Holiday Cottage On The Front Foot Thanks to Ultrafast Broadband

Cumbrian Holiday Cottage On The Front Foot Thanks to Ultrafast Broadband

Press releases   •   Aug 08, 2018 11:36 BST

MP Rory Stewart praises Connecting Cumbria efforts to bring faster broadband to rural areas

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.

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.

Broadband boost announced for Nottinghamshire

Broadband boost announced for Nottinghamshire

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2018 11:24 BST

2,500 premises in Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood to get ultrafast broadband speeds as Council awards £2.7 million digital infrastructure contract to Openreach

Homes and businesses in Upper Weardale to get fastest broadband speeds in the UK

Homes and businesses in Upper Weardale to get fastest broadband speeds in the UK

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 13:56 BST

Homes and businesses in Eastgate village have been upgraded to ultrafast, fibre broadband, thanks to the multi-million pound Digital Durham programme.

90 new trainee engineers for West Yorkshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

90 new trainee engineers for West Yorkshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

More than 90 trainee engineers will be hired across West Yorkshire as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach.

90 new trainee engineers for North Yorkshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

90 new trainee engineers for North Yorkshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

Around 90 trainee engineers will be hired across North Yorkshire as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach.

220 new trainee engineers for Yorkshire and the Humber in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

220 new trainee engineers for Yorkshire and the Humber in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

Around 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Yorkshire and the Humber as part of the largest recruitment drive ever undertaken by Openreach.