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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.

New trainee engineers for Birmingham and the Black Country in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer

New trainee engineers for Birmingham and the Black Country in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 09:10 GMT

Birmingham, Brownhills, Castle Bromwich, Dudley, Hampton-in-Arden, Penn, Sheldon and Wolverhampton are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's largest ever recruitment drive. The 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.