Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Fife - as Secret Bunker goes ultrafast…
Press releases • Nov 20, 2018 10:30 GMT
More premises across Fife can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. To unveil the latest upgrades, the Digital Scotland team visited Scotland’s Secret Bunker near St Andrews. The Cold War era tourist attraction is among the first premises in the area to upgrade to ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology.
Press releases • Nov 19, 2018 13:50 GMT
Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Dumfries and Galloway
Press releases • Nov 14, 2018 12:40 GMT
More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout, which has now reached Carsluith for the first time, with more coverage being rolled out in Sanquhar and Port William.
Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across South Ayrshire
Press releases • Nov 13, 2018 10:00 GMT
More premises across South Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. Barr is one of the latest South Ayrshire villages to benefit from the rollout, and local pupils helped to unveil the latest upgrades.
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 • Nov 06, 2018 15:17 GMT
Leicestershire County Council’s broadband programme, Superfast Leicestershire has connected it’s 600th cabinet to fibre broadband, enabling more people across the county to access to the new high-speed technology
Press releases • Nov 05, 2018 15:27 GMT
County Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ investment
Press releases • Nov 01, 2018 10:00 GMT
A new phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband ‘Up your Street’ campaign has kicked off in the Scottish Borders to encourage more residents to sign up to fibre broadband and enjoy its many benefits. Councillor Mark Rowley and senior pupils from Philiphaugh Community School in Selkirk helped the Digital Scotland team to launch the campaign this week.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2018 10:00 GMT
Engineering-mad schoolboy Cameron Francis had his wish come true this week when he and his Glasgow classmates got an exclusive lesson in engineering. The nine-year-old from Glasgow wrote to Openreach asking if he could visit his local telephone exchange, signing off as Cameron Francis. Openreach teamed up with Digital Scotland to give Cameron and his classmates a day to remember.
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 22, 2018 11:00 BST
Contractors working on behalf of Openreach, Scotland’s digital network business, are due to start traffic-sensitive roadworks on the Shawhead to Carnbroe stretch of the A8 on Monday, 29 October 2018. The Shawhead Junction works will be carried out overnight to minimise disruption and are expected to last until Monday, 5 November, between the hours of 8pm and 6am.
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).
Press releases • Oct 09, 2018 11:16 BST
Connecting Cumbria Fibre Sign-ups top 50 per cent - news welcomed by Trudy Harrison MP
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.
Press releases • Oct 01, 2018 00:01 BST
Thousands of employees move from BT Group into Openreach Limited as the final major milestone in creating a more independent, legally separate business. More than 97 per cent of Scottish homes and businesses now have access to fibre broadband – with Fibre First programme under way in Edinburgh.
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 • Sep 25, 2018 10:38 BST
The Wirral has today (Monday, 24 September) 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.
Press releases • Sep 17, 2018 10:45 BST
Openreach engineers contact bomb disposal after discovering World War II mortar near Spalding
Press releases • Sep 06, 2018 13:20 BST
Brownlow Primary School welcomes Superfast Leicestershire into class as interactive cube is launched