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 • 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.
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 • 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 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 03, 2018 10:00 GMT
The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team is celebrating the latest fibre broadband availability in Girvan, South Ayrshire. They were joined by senior pupils from Girvan Primary School to unveil the latest fibre street cabinet that serves part of the local area. The Girvan premises are among more than 16,700 across South Ayrshire now able to connect to the Digital Scotland network.
Press Releases • Dec 03, 2018 10:00 GMT
Pupils from Edenside Primary School in Kelso have been learning about technology aboard the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband Fibre Showcase. More than 36,100 premises across the Borders are now able to connect to the Digital Scotland network, which has reached Camptown for the first time, with more coverage being rolled out in places like Bonchester Bridge, Duns, West Linton and Leitholm.
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 • Nov 05, 2018 15:27 GMT
County Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ investment
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 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 • Aug 22, 2018 00:01 BST
Remote Highland communities scattered across 26 miles of rugged terrain are set to get the UK’s fastest*, more reliable broadband – thanks to an unique partnership. The first residents are now able to order services as the new network started to go live this week.
Press Releases • Jul 10, 2018 01:00 BST
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 09:13 BST
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2018 10:00 BST
More than 25,700 homes and businesses across North Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The team was out and about in Ardrossan and Saltcoats this week to spread the word.
Press Releases • Jun 11, 2018 12:00 BST
More than 22,400 homes and businesses across West Lothian can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The Digital Scotland team were out and about in Whitburn and Linlithgow this week to promote the widespread coverage, which includes properties in Westfield, Winchburgh and Whitburn.
Press Releases • Jun 06, 2018 10:00 BST
More premises across the Scottish Borders can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The new network has arrived in Nether Blainslie, Gordon and Smailholm for the first time, while some properties in places like Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Philiphaugh, Bowhill, Crailing and Paxton can get ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises.