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Rhoda Grant MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Rhoda Grant MSP connects with high-speed broadband

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*.

Drone helps broadband speeds to soar in Highland glen

Drone helps broadband speeds to soar in Highland glen

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.

Remote Highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

Remote Highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

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.

Highlands and Islands superfast broadband roll-out hits heights and reaches further

Highlands and Islands superfast broadband roll-out hits heights and reaches further

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:00 BST

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 25,000 more Highlands and Islands homes and businesses than originally planned will be able to access superfast broadband through the Digital Scotland roll out.