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Openreach To Pilot Closure Of Five Telephone Exchange Areas

Plan to close down 4,600 local telephone exchanges begins, as Openreach announces pilot closure of five exchange areas in the…

3 weeks ago

Vodafone Expands CityFibre Partnership To Continue FTTP Push

Vodafone claims to be the UK largest full-fibre broadband provider, thanks to Openreach and expanded CityFibre partnership

4 weeks ago

Public Payphone Protections Revealed By Ofcom

BT says it looks forward to working with Ofcom, after regulator reveals measures to stop closures of public payphones in…

4 weeks ago

Ofcom Rules To Ease Switching On Different Broadband Networks

New rules to make it simpler to switch broadband supplier in as little as a day, under Ofcom's “One Touch…

2 months ago

BT Pledges To Curb Carbon Emissions By 2030

Green pledge. UK telecoms giant BT brings forward its net zero carbon emission target from 2045 to 2030, and sets…

3 months ago

BT Takeover Speculation Rises After Deutsche Telekom Comments

Comments made by the CEO of Deutsche Telekom, prompts renewed speculation of German telecoms giant intentions towards the UK's BT

3 months ago

Man Admits Arson After Destroying 5G Mast

Conspiracy theorist David Patterson caused between £100,000 to £150,000 of damages when he set fire to a 5G mobile mast…

4 months ago

French Telecoms Giant Altice Acquires Stake In BT

France's second largest telecoms firm Altice purchases 12 percent stake in British carrier BT, but denies takeover intentions

6 months ago

Openreach Doubles Rural Full Fibre Deployment Target

Good new for rural broadband as Openreach doubles its target for 1Gbps full fibre to 6.2 million rural homes and…

6 months ago

BT Staff To Receive £1,500 Pandemic Bonus

Nearly 60,000 frontline BT staff who kept the UK's vital communication channels working during the Coronavirus pandemic, are to receive…

9 months ago

Ofcom Deal To Increase Fibre To The Premise Deployments

Ofcom agreement with BT gives it the conditions needed to ramp up the nationwide deployment of full fibre broadband in…

9 months ago

BT Contributes £24 Billion To UK Plc – Report

The scale of contribution of the former UK telecom incumbent BT to the British economy has been revealed in an…

10 months ago

Openreach Plots Closure Of 4,600 Local Telephone Exchanges

UK's transition to full fibre network, sees Openreach consultation on the closure of thousands of local telephone exchanges

12 months ago

Openreach Moves Customers Away From Copper Network In Salisbury

In a UK first, customers in Salisbury are now no longer able buy landlines or broadband on the copper network,…

1 year ago

Openreach Engineer Stabbed Five Times Amid 5G Violence

Disgraceful. Engineer suffered five stab wounds amid violent attacks against telecom engineers earlier this year, Openreach boss confirms

1 year ago

Ofcom Probes BT Charges For Rural Broadband Connections

Telecoms watchdog launches probe of BT after some rural customers face quotes of over £100,000 for broadband installation or upgrade

1 year ago

Old TV Responsible For Welsh Village Broadband Outage

Openreach sends in its 'SAS' engineers! Old TV set found to be responsible for two years of broadband outages in…

1 year ago

Openreach Unveils Plans For Full Fibre In Final Third

Plans to roll out next generation fibre connections in the hardest to reach areas in the United Kingdom revealed by…

1 year ago

Openreach Suspends G.fast Broadband Rollout Until 2021

Openreach confirms that the rollout of G.Fast, technology that speeds up copper-based broadband connections, will be paused until next year

1 year ago

BT Begins Talk To Sell Stake In Openreach – Report

Selling off the crown jewels? BT is reportedly in talks to sell a multi billion pound stake in its hugely…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: BT Halts Home-Visits For Broadband Engineers

BT Openreach engineers will no longer visit homes to install new broadband connections, but exceptions will be made for the…

2 years ago

Openreach Announces Full Fibre To 227 Rural Communities

200 villages, market towns and rural areas set to benefit as Openreach pledges to roll out ultrafast fibre to the…

2 years ago

Ofcom Proposes Changes To Ensure Full Fibre Deployment

Major changes proposed to boost investment for full fibre deployment for both residential and commercial properties in the United Kingdom

2 years ago

Free Broadband For All, As Labour Pledges BT Nationalisation

Labour says it will nationalise BT's fixed-line network, but PM says the it is a 'crackpot' idea, and TechUK says…

2 years ago

BT And Others To Meet Government For FTTP Broadband – Report

Telecom figures to meet government today to discuss nationwide rollout of fibre to the premise (FTTP)

2 years ago

Fibre To The Premise Connections Costings – BT CEO

Costings of the full-fat fibre (or FTTC) deployment to UK houses and businesses revealed by BT CEO

2 years ago

Openreach Announces New FTTP Locations

Acceleration of fibre to the premise (FTTP) program at Openreach, with the addition of 36 new locations

2 years ago

BT To Close Offices In 270 Locations

Cost-cutting purge, or 'workplace improvement programme' as BT calls it, sees huge culling of offices

3 years ago

Government Pledges Nationwide Full Fibre Broadband By 2033

Need for speed. Government plan revealed for all households and businesses to enjoy 1Gbps by 2033

3 years ago

Government Pledges Full Fibre Broadband For Most Homes

Chancellor says 19th century had railways, 20th century motorways, and now we need full-fibre connectivity

4 years ago