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Alasdair Allan MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Alasdair Allan MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2019 10:30 BST

Na h-Eileanan an Iar MSP Alasdair Allan visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes near Sandwick on Friday (14 June 2019). He saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built directly into the new properties at Mackenzie Avenue, Parkend, to deliver ultrafast internet connections.

MP Visits Suffolk Farmers ‘Digging’ the UK’s Fastest Broadband Speeds

MP Visits Suffolk Farmers ‘Digging’ the UK’s Fastest Broadband Speeds

Press releases   •   May 28, 2019 15:11 BST

Rural broadband was top of the agenda as MP Therese Coffey spent time with landowners at the Benacre Estate in Suffolk.

Cumbrian Pupils Wrap up Broadband Cabinet in Time for Christmas

Cumbrian Pupils Wrap up Broadband Cabinet in Time for Christmas

Press releases   •   Dec 10, 2018 10:32 GMT

Pupils at ​Hallbankgate Village School, near Brampton, are looking into the future, after giving the broadband cabinet outside their school a colourful makeover.

Get connected to improve your property says Staffordshire estate agent

Get connected to improve your property says Staffordshire estate agent

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 16:15 GMT

​A high-speed fibre broadband connection is one of the key factors people consider when buying or renting a property, according to a Staffordshire estate agent.

Melton Mowbray youngsters get up to speed with superfast broadband

Melton Mowbray youngsters get up to speed with superfast broadband

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2018 13:20 BST

Brownlow Primary School welcomes Superfast Leicestershire into class as interactive cube is launched

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Dumfries and Galloway

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Dumfries and Galloway

Press releases   •   May 31, 2018 12:00 BST

More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The programme has extended to Dundrennan for the first time, while ultrafast FTTP has been used to reach some properties in places like Cummertrees, Collin, Gatehouse, Kirkgunzeon, Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart and Lochmaben.

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

South West to get £41 million boost from local community fibre broadband schemes

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 10:08 GMT

The South West 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.

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Winds of change - multi-million pound roll-out of superfast broadband reaches out to every corner of Warwickshire

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2018 10:34 GMT

The next phase of the multi-million pound CSW Broadband roll-out will have a positive impact on communities the length and breadth of the county, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT Group announced today.

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

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

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 16:00 GMT

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

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

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

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2018 01:00 GMT

Dorset was praised today for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage. The county has already surpassed the national average and reached 96 per cent coverage with about 380,000 households and businesses now having access to superfast speeds of 24Mbps and above – and the numbers are continuing to grow.

Big broadband boost for Tendring with new Superfast Essex multi million pound contract

Big broadband boost for Tendring with new Superfast Essex multi million pound contract

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 14:42 GMT

A big boost in superfast broadband coverage has been secured for Tendring District under a new multi million pound contract with BT Group as part of the Superfast Essex programme.

Elland community marks major milestone for UK with superfast broadband deal

Elland community marks major milestone for UK with superfast broadband deal

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 09:00 GMT

A partnership between local residents and Openreach, the business responsible for Britain’s largest phone and broadband network, is to make high-speed broadband available to more than 80 households on a new housing development in Elland.

Northamptonshire engineers overcome challenges as fibre rollout reaches remote areas

Northamptonshire engineers overcome challenges as fibre rollout reaches remote areas

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2017 11:07 GMT

A team of Northamptonshire engineers are busy preserving the past, while looking to the future, as they build a high-speed fibre broadband network across the county.

Superfast crowdfunding appeal brings high-speed broadband to Giffnock community

Superfast crowdfunding appeal brings high-speed broadband to Giffnock community

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2017 10:00 GMT

People living in a new housing development near Giffnock are set for a major broadband boost - thanks to a superfast crowdfunding appeal and Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnership scheme. Glenmill resident Nav Sadiq used the crowdfunding service Spacehive to raise the money needed to co-fund the project with Openreach within a week.

Glasgow City Council leader welcomes Openreach ultrafast broadband rollout

Glasgow City Council leader welcomes Openreach ultrafast broadband rollout

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 11:21 BST

The City of Glasgow Council leader, Councillor Susan Aitken, has welcomed news that thousands of people living in parts of Glasgow are among the first in the UK to benefit from a new ultrafast broadband network being built by Openreach, Scotland’s leading digital network business.