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Openreach plugs-in Birmingham electric vehicle trial in a bid to drive down carbon footprint

Openreach plugs-in Birmingham electric vehicle trial in a bid to drive down carbon footprint

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 12:44 BST

Openreach has given the ‘green’ light to its first fully operational electric vans in a bid to reduce CO2 and eliminate exhaust pollution.

Openreach builds ultrafast broadband network to 81 new locations

Openreach builds ultrafast broadband network to 81 new locations

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 07:30 GMT

• Cutting-edge Gfast technology will support homeworking, multiple HD video streams and instant file downloads • Upgrades will also future-proof homes and businesses for next generation applications like 8k TV, smart homes and seamless cloud collaboration

West Midlands boost as Coventry joins Birmingham with world-leading full-fibre broadband network

West Midlands boost as Coventry joins Birmingham with world-leading full-fibre broadband network

Press releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 10:45 BST

Coventry has 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.

Openreach declares better broadband ambition for Birmingham

Openreach declares better broadband ambition for Birmingham

Press releases   •   May 29, 2018 00:01 BST

Openreach's chief executive, Clive Selley, outlined his broadband ambitions for Birmingham during a visit to the city where he updated local civic and other leaders on the roll-out of ultrafast broadband, including West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street and Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. He also announced that Birmingham has been picked to pilot two new ultrafast broadband projects.