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Rural Communities in the North West Celebrate Broadband Milestone

Rural Communities in the North West Celebrate Broadband Milestone

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 16:40 BST

Thousands of the North West’s most rural homes and businesses are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband.

Rural Communities in Yorkshire and the Humber Celebrate Broadband Milestone

Rural Communities in Yorkshire and the Humber Celebrate Broadband Milestone

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 16:37 BST

Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband.

Digital Scotland broadband to boost Scottish economy by £2.76 billion

Digital Scotland broadband to boost Scottish economy by £2.76 billion

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:30 BST

New research suggests that every public pound invested in fibre broadband in Scotland is delivering almost £12 of benefits to the Scottish economy.

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.

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.

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 10:00 BST

Cowdenbeath MSP Annabelle Ewing has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the latest developments in high-speed broadband in her constituency. More than 98 per cent of premises in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath area are now able to connect to broadband at a speed of 30Mbps and above.

SwitchStaffs Campaign to Unlock the Potential of Faster Broadband

SwitchStaffs Campaign to Unlock the Potential of Faster Broadband

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2019 10:11 BST

More Staffordshire residents are being urged to get connected to superfast broadband, now that most of the county is able to access the technology.

The reach widens for superfast broadband

The reach widens for superfast broadband

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 11:47 GMT

A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the increased coverage of superfast broadband across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington.

Historic milestone for Leicestershire broadband programme

Historic milestone for Leicestershire broadband programme

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 15:17 GMT

Leicestershire County Council’s broadband programme, Superfast Leicestershire has connected it’s 600th cabinet to fibre broadband, enabling more people across the county to access to the new high-speed technology

Faster Broadband Great for Homeowners Say Cumbrian Estate Agents

Faster Broadband Great for Homeowners Say Cumbrian Estate Agents

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 11:16 BST

Connecting Cumbria Fibre Sign-ups top 50 per cent - news welcomed by Trudy Harrison MP

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.

Northumberland Mill No Longer on Tenterhooks When It Comes to Superfast Broadband

Northumberland Mill No Longer on Tenterhooks When It Comes to Superfast Broadband

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 11:57 BST

Staff at a 200 year old mill in a remote corner of Northumberland are no longer on tenterhooks waiting for their broadband connection since upgrading to superfast.

Fibre Broadband Signups Hit 50 Per Cent – Thanks To iNorthumberland

Fibre Broadband Signups Hit 50 Per Cent – Thanks To iNorthumberland

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 11:52 BST

More than half of the Northumberland homes and businesses included in the first phase of the iNorthumberland broadband roll-out are already signed up to a superfast broadband service, according to latest figures.

Faster Broadband Speeds Keep Business Flowing for Keighley Engineering Firm

Faster Broadband Speeds Keep Business Flowing for Keighley Engineering Firm

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 09:00 GMT

An engineering firm in Keighley, specialising in the design and manufacturing of foundry equipment, has slashed the time it takes to send online business critical data from an hour to a matter of minutes thanks to an upgrade to superfast broadband.

Yorkshire and the Humber to get £12 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Yorkshire and the Humber to get £12 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:34 GMT

Yorkshire and the Humber 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.

North East to get £7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

North East to get £7 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:32 GMT

The North East 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.

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Superfast North Yorkshire to extend high-speed broadband roll-out

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 15:45 GMT

North Yorkshire County Council and its wholly-owned company NYnet have signed the contract for phase three of its Superfast North Yorkshire (SFNY) project with Openreach.

North Tyneside plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

North Tyneside plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2018 09:00 GMT

North Tyneside was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage.

Northern Lincolnshire plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

Northern Lincolnshire plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 15:37 GMT

Northern Lincs was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage.

Northamptonshire plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

Northamptonshire plays leading role in Britain achieving 95 per cent superfast broadband target

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 09:44 GMT

​Northamptonshire was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage.