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Ultrafast broadband is a touch of Classlochie for rural Kinross-shire

Ultrafast broadband is a touch of Classlochie for rural Kinross-shire

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 10:00 BST

When a rural community near Kinross was faced with downloading movies in the same time it took to walk to York, its residents decided to take action. After working in partnership with Openreach, today’s gigabit* connectivity means they’re among the fastest few per cent in the UK - and their community partnership is paving the way for 5G.

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.

East Midlands to get £13 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

East Midlands to get £13 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:37 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

London to get £87.6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

London to get £87.6 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:15 GMT

London is expected to get a multi-million pound boost from an initiative which sees local communities forming partnerships with Openreach to bring high-speed fibre broadband to rural homes and businesses. An independent study published today estimates that Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will be worth £87.6 million to the region over the next 15 years.

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Achnasheen FTTP1

Achnasheen FTTP1

Launch of Achnasheen-Garve CFP as FTTP goes live in Achnasheen, Ross-shire.

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