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Openreach stocks up for winter to keep Scotland connected

Openreach stocks up for winter to keep Scotland connected

Press Releases   •   Dec 27, 2018 10:00 GMT

Openreach is stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, salt and screenwash to make sure millions of people stay connected in the event of severe weather this winter. Lessons learned from dealing with extreme weather over the last few winters has seen the UK’s digital network business invest in record amounts of stock this year to keep its engineers on the road.

All I want for Christmas is… ultrafast broadband

All I want for Christmas is… ultrafast broadband

Press Releases   •   Dec 24, 2018 10:00 GMT

Edinburgh Pentland MSP Gordon MacDonald today marked the advent of ultrafast, full-fibre broadband in his constituency on a festive field trip with engineers from Openreach. He was the latest local politician to learn about the next generation of broadband technology being rolled out across the city.

400 new trainee engineers for Scotland in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

400 new trainee engineers for Scotland in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:05 GMT

• Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Highlands & Islands, Argyll & Bute, Dumfries & Galloway and Perth & Kinross 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 • News welcomed by the Scottish and UK Governments