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The Wirral becomes one of UK’s first areas to benefit from world leading broadband boost

The Wirral becomes one of UK’s first areas to benefit from world leading broadband boost

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.

61 new trainee engineers for Merseyside in Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive

61 new trainee engineers for Merseyside in Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

• Birkenhead, Liverpool, Southport and St Helens 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

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

North West to get £14.5 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:55 GMT

Faster broadband boosts house prices and business success as well as providing a range of social benefits for rural communities, according to independent report.

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Wirral children’s charity teams up with local community to achieve national broadband milestone

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:00 GMT

Project to bring fast fibre technology to Merseyside community is 500th of its kind in UK Community, led by Barnstondale Activity Centre, qualifies for £25,000 grant through Openreach

Liverpool leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches 'Fibre First' programme

Liverpool leads the UK in major new drive for ultrafast broadband as Openreach launches 'Fibre First' programme

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 09:44 GMT

• First eight cities named as build accelerates from 2018 to cover urban and rural communities • Sets course to reach 10m homes and businesses by mid-2020s with the right conditions • Plans to recruit and train 3,000 field engineers in 2018

Merseyside plays leading role in Britain achieveing 95 per cent superfast broadband target