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 • Jun 10, 2019 11:00 BST
Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in Gourock. The future-proof, reliable services can carry speeds up to 1Gbps1 – around 18.5 times faster than the UK’s current average, which recently topped 54Mbps according to Ofcom.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2019 13:00 GMT
Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has been out in the field with Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband and customer service in the Highlands and Islands. The MSP also heard about 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*.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2019 00:01 GMT
More than 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Scotland as part of a huge recruitment drive announced today by Openreach, with new jobs earmarked for Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands and the South of Scotland. Openreach has also announced 11 new full fibre broadband locations – including thousands of homes in the Greater Glasgow area
Press releases • Dec 27, 2018 10:00 GMT
Openreach is stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, salt and screenwash to make sure millions of people stay connected in the event of severe weather this winter. Lessons learned from dealing with extreme weather over the last few winters has seen the UK’s digital network business invest in record amounts of stock this year to keep its engineers on the road.
Press releases • Dec 24, 2018 10:00 GMT
Edinburgh Pentland MSP Gordon MacDonald today marked the advent of ultrafast, full-fibre broadband in his constituency on a festive field trip with engineers from Openreach. He was the latest local politician to learn about the next generation of broadband technology being rolled out across the city.
Press releases • Mar 15, 2018 00:05 GMT
• Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands, Argyll & Bute, Dumfries & Galloway and Perth & Kinross among the locations to benefit • 3,500 new engineers across the UK will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service • News welcomed by the Scottish and UK Governments