Tag / Ultrafast
Press releases • Jun 17, 2019 10:30 BST
Na h-Eileanan an Iar MSP Alasdair Allan visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes near Sandwick on Friday (14 June 2019). He saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built directly into the new properties at Mackenzie Avenue, Parkend, to deliver ultrafast internet connections.
Press releases • May 28, 2019 15:11 BST
Rural broadband was top of the agenda as MP Therese Coffey spent time with landowners at the Benacre Estate in Suffolk.
Press releases • May 23, 2019 00:01 BST
Stephen Crabb MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire has been meeting with Openreach engineers working on the next generation of broadband technology to connect a new social housing development in Milford Haven.
Press releases • May 05, 2019 12:00 BST
Digital network operator Openreach has called on Scottish developers to make sure home buyers don’t miss out on ultrafast, full fibre broadband when they’re purchasing new properties. More than 60 Scottish homebuilders at a conference at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh heard that around 3,000 new properties a year are currently missing out on full fibre technology.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2019 08:00 BST
Cavers that come to South Wales are to benefit from a new digital safety net, thanks to the efforts of local Openreach engineers.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2019 10:00 BST
Lothian MSP Miles Briggs – Scotland’s shadow cabinet secretary for health and sport – has joined engineers on the streets of Edinburgh to explore how better broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare. Openreach is building the next generation of broadband in the city - future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services at speeds up to 1Gbps* - with more than 30,000 homes and businesses now able to connect.
Press releases • Mar 28, 2019 07:00 GMT
A partnership between local residents and Openreach is to make high-speed fibre broadband available to a rural community in the Vale of Glamorgan.
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
Press releases • Dec 19, 2018 11:00 GMT
Housing developments in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles will be among the best connected in Scotland, with access to reliable ultrafast broadband. Openreach is working with local developers to build full fibre networks direct to dozens of new homes in Gott on Shetland, Kirkwall on Orkney, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis and Bowmore on Islay, as well as Lochgilphead and Oban.
Press releases • Dec 18, 2018 17:32 GMT
Press releases • Dec 17, 2018 10:00 GMT
Openreach has been showing the next generation of broadband technology to Edinburgh’s Ian Murray MP and Daniel Johnson MSP. They visited Liberton to see the latest upgrades of more reliable, ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) as local residents became among the first in the city to get connected to the new, future-proof technology.
Press releases • Dec 06, 2018 16:15 GMT
A high-speed fibre broadband connection is one of the key factors people consider when buying or renting a property, according to a Staffordshire estate agent.
Press releases • Dec 05, 2018 11:31 GMT
Swansea has been announced as the latest city to benefit from Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme, where fibre optic cables are laid from the exchange right to people’s front doors.
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 the East Midlands.
Press releases • Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT
• Cutting-edge Gfast technology will support homeworking, multiple HD video streams and instant file downloads • Upgrades will also future-proof homes and businesses for next generation applications like 8k TV, smart homes and seamless cloud collaboration
Press releases • Nov 19, 2018 13:50 GMT
Press releases • Nov 07, 2018 10:00 GMT
Engineers building a new full-fibre broadband network in challenging Highland terrain this week drafted in a DRONE to fly cable across a river. Openreach is working with the community of Glenmazeran on an ambitious project to bring more reliable, ultrafast broadband to residents. And a Scottish engineering first was needed to reach one remote property.
Press releases • Oct 25, 2018 12:38 BST
Tens of thousands more new-build homes could be in line for a broadband boost after Openreach moves to reduce the price it charges developers for its ‘Fibre-to-the-Premises’ (FTTP) technology for small-scale sites - those with less than 30 premises - by more than three quarters.
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.