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Paul Wheelhouse MSP visits the Scottish Borders to celebrate new fibre connection

Paul Wheelhouse MSP visits the Scottish Borders to celebrate new fibre connection

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2019 14:16 BST

Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, joined the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team and Openreach to celebrate the latest fibre broadband connection in the Whitsome area in the Scottish Borders.

New future-proof broadband connection for South Wales cave rescuers could save lives

New future-proof broadband connection for South Wales cave rescuers could save lives

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2019 08:00 BST

Cavers that come to South Wales are to benefit from a new digital safety net, thanks to the efforts of local Openreach engineers.

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 14:00 BST

Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford today visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of the next generation of broadband technology for new homes in Raploch. He saw a ‘full-fibre’ network built directly to the properties to deliver ultrafast internet connections. The future-proof services can carry speeds up to 1Gbps - 21 times faster than the UK’s current average.

Digital network paves the way for e-health revolution

Digital network paves the way for e-health revolution

Press Releases   •   Apr 02, 2019 10:00 BST

Lothian MSP Miles Briggs – Scotland’s shadow cabinet secretary for health and sport – has joined engineers on the streets of Edinburgh to explore how better broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare. Openreach is building the next generation of broadband in the city - future-proof, ‘full-fibre’ services at speeds up to 1Gbps* - with more than 30,000 homes and businesses now able to connect.

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Oliver Mundell Openreach 01

Oliver Mundell Openreach 01

1) Oliver Mundell MSP (L) and Openreach’s James Carsley (L) watch as engineer Ian Graham shows how tiny fibre cables are spliced together...

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Openreach_Pentland 01

Openreach_Pentland 01

Openreach’s Scotland director Fraser Rowberry (L) and Gordon MacDonald MSP (R) make a festive fibre connection

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Photographer / Source Ian Jacobs
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Liberton 3

Liberton 3

Edinburgh’s Ian Murray MP (second left) and Daniel Johnson MSP (right) visited Liberton to see the latest upgrades of more reliable, ul...

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Openreach Orkney 03

Openreach Orkney 03

Openreach has been working with Stephen Kemp (L) of Orkney Builders to deliver full-fibre broadband into his development at Grainbank, Ki...

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