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John Swinney MSP connects with high-speed broadband

John Swinney MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2019 10:00 BST

Perthshire North MSP John Swinney has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally, including the next generation of technology. During the field visit the Deputy First Minister visited a new ‘full-fibre’ network in Innerleithen Way in Perth, where he watched a step-by-step demo of how it’s installed.

Openreach Heads to Felixstowe Beach to Support the Great British Spring Clean

Openreach Heads to Felixstowe Beach to Support the Great British Spring Clean

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2019 09:48 BST

Openreach CEO, Clive Selley, joined with his senior management team and volunteers from Litter Free Felixstowe to pledge support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean.

Vale of Glamorgan community pull together for ultrafast broadband

Vale of Glamorgan community pull together for ultrafast broadband

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2019 07:00 GMT

A partnership between local residents and Openreach is to make high-speed fibre broadband available to a rural community in the Vale of Glamorgan.

John Lamont MP connects with high-speed broadband

John Lamont MP connects with high-speed broadband

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2019 10:00 GMT

Borders MP John Lamont has been shadowing Openreach engineers in his constituency to see the progress of high-speed broadband locally. The MP heard about the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps* – and how engineers are using innovative new techniques to bring more reliable, faster broadband to rural communities.

Openreach rallies telecoms providers to upgrade customers  onto faster, more reliable broadband connections

Openreach rallies telecoms providers to upgrade customers onto faster, more reliable broadband connections

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 09:15 GMT

Openreach is launching an industry-wide consultation to map out the largest digital upgrade in a generation. It believes upgrading customers onto its new, ‘full fibre’ network will future-proof the digital economy and boost productivity.

From Canvas to Cabinet as Sheffield Artists Inspire Openreach

From Canvas to Cabinet as Sheffield Artists Inspire Openreach

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2019 14:41 GMT

Openreach broadband cabinets in the Kelham Island area of Sheffield are taking on a new appearance, thanks to a special partnership with local artists.

Drone sends broadband speeds flying high in Greater Manchester

Drone sends broadband speeds flying high in Greater Manchester

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2019 11:13 GMT

Engineers bringing some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK to Greater Manchester have drafted in a DRONE to fly cable across a stretch of canal.

Salisbury to become the first UK city with universal access to  Openreach’s future-proof, full fibre broadband technology

Salisbury to become the first UK city with universal access to Openreach’s future-proof, full fibre broadband technology

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 14:53 GMT

• Ambition for Salisbury’s families, businesses, and GP surgeries to gain access to fast, reliable, ‘full fibre’ connections within 12 months [map available on the 19th as a live link and will be input below] • Close collaboration with Wiltshire Council will deliver a boost to the local economy and the fastest city-wide roll-out in the UK

Openreach Engineers Drum up Support for Norfolk Playground

Openreach Engineers Drum up Support for Norfolk Playground

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2019 10:52 GMT

A children’s playground in Norfolk has been given a new lease of life, after engineers from Openreach answered a call for help.

Openreach unveils £485,000 investment in Scottish training school

Openreach unveils £485,000 investment in Scottish training school

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 12:00 GMT

Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn opens new fibre training school in Livingston, West Lothian. National centre and unique outdoor ‘classroom’ will give engineers the skills they need to build Scotland’s full fibre future as investment is welcomed by Skills Development Scotland and Education Scotland.