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Secretary of State for Work and Pensions welcomes UK jobs boost as Openreach recruits another 3,000 apprentice engineers to support fibre broadband ambitions

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions welcomes UK jobs boost as Openreach recruits another 3,000 apprentice engineers to support fibre broadband ambitions

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 01:00 GMT

Amber Rudd opens new training centre for engineers in Peterborough and welcomes 3,000 new apprentice engineers, highlighting the number of women now moving into the sector 11 additional build locations revealed as Openreach accelerates its full fibrei broadband roll out

Oliver Mundell MSP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Oliver Mundell MSP connects with high-speed fibre broadband

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 10:00 GMT

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell was out in the field with Openreach engineers this week (Monday) to see the progress that’s been made with fibre broadband and customer service in Dumfries and Galloway. Engineers also updated him on the company’s plans to roll out the next generation of broadband technology – future-proof, full-fibre services capable of carrying speeds up to 1Gbps.

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.

Openreach brings ultrafast broadband to Scottish islands

Openreach brings ultrafast broadband to Scottish islands

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 11:00 GMT

Housing developments in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles will be among the best connected in Scotland, with access to reliable ultrafast broadband. Openreach is working with local developers to build full fibre networks direct to dozens of new homes in Gott on Shetland, Kirkwall on Orkney, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis and Bowmore on Islay, as well as Lochgilphead and Oban.

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

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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 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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