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Tamworth sees near total superfast broadband coverage thanks to county roll-out

Tamworth sees near total superfast broadband coverage thanks to county roll-out

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2018 09:41 BST

​Tamworth now has near total superfast broadband coverage thanks to a county council scheme that’s making faster download speeds available to most of Staffordshire.

District sees near total fibre broadband coverage thanks to multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire partnership

District sees near total fibre broadband coverage thanks to multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire partnership

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2018 10:00 BST

The Cannock Chase district of Staffordshire now has more than 99 per cent fibre coverage as a result of the Superfast Staffordshire partnership - led by Staffordshire County Council and Openreach, as part of the Government's BDUK programme - when combined with private sector roll-outs.

New trainee engineers for Staffordshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer

New trainee engineers for Staffordshire in Openreach’s biggest ever recruitment drive welcomed by Chancellor of the Exchequer

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 08:56 GMT

Stafford, Kinver and Abbots Bromley are among the locations to benefit from Openreach's biggest ever recruitment drive. It's also to invest £100,000 equipping a new fibre engineering academy at its Yarnfield Park training centre. The new engineers will help deliver ultrafast Fibre to the Premises broadband to three million premises, support evolving mobile networks and improve customer service.

Full steam ahead - fibre fund boosts fast broadband roll-out to Staffordshire rural communities

Full steam ahead - fibre fund boosts fast broadband roll-out to Staffordshire rural communities

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 10:44 GMT

Staffordshire County Council’s scheme to help more remote households and businesses get up to speed celebrates its first anniversary. The co-funding initiative - supported by Openreach - has already helped scores of people living and working in Cotwalton, Cold Norton and at Brookside Business Park access ultrafast broadband, with more in the pipeline.