BT Openreach

BT Completes 3G Switch-Off, With Belfast Site Closure

After more than 20 years of operation, BT confirms that its final 3G mobile site location has been switched off

3 months ago

Openreach Confirms Faster Fibre Speeds From 1 April

Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) broadband speeds are to be ‘turbo-charged’, after Openreach launches two new speed tiers

3 months ago

BT Misses Deadline For Huawei Equipment Removal From Core Network

Nearly there. Carrier fails to completely meet UK government's year-end deadline, for removal of Huawei equipment from core network

5 months ago

Full Fibre Arrives In UK’s Most Remote Inhabited Island

People living on Fair Isle, the UK’s most geographically remote inhabited island, have received a significant connectivity improvement. Openreach has…

5 months ago

Full Fibre Broadband Reaches 17 Million UK Homes, Says Ofcom

Ofcom finds that for the first time, over half of homes in all four nations of the UK have access…

5 months ago

Openreach Reveals New Destinations In Full Fibre Build Update

Fibre to the premise deployment reaches 11.5 homes, as Openreach announces another 19 locations that includes 200,000 homes and businesses

8 months ago

BT Halts Sale Of New Copper Lines On Openreach Network

As UK full fibre rollout continues, BT announces halt to sales of new copper telephones lines, after more than a…

9 months ago

Openreach Saves £10m, Extends FTTP Rollout Via ‘Subtended Headends’

Use of Subtended Headends helps Openreach extend its fibre to the premise (FTTP) rollout in more difficult and remote locations

10 months ago

BT Appoints Allison Kirkby As Carrier’s First Female CEO

Allison Kirkby has been named to succeed chief executive Philip Jansen, when he steps down at the end of January…

10 months ago

BT Chief Executive Philip Jansen To Step Down

BT Group chief executive Philip Jansen confirms he will step down within the next 12 months, as search begins for…

10 months ago

BT Investigated By Ofcom Over 999 Failure

UK regulator investigates BT over technical fault that resulted in UK-wide disruption to 999 calls on 25 June

11 months ago

Ofcom Allows BT Openreach To Lower Fibre Wholesale Prices

Bad news for altnets? Openreach's new pricing offer for full-fibre broadband, known as Equinox 2, receives Ofcom green light

12 months ago

BT To Cut 55,000 Jobs By 2030

Sign of things to come? BT is cull 55,000 jobs by 2030, and says that a fifth of the roles…

1 year ago

BT Seeks To Keep Network Running, After CWU Sets Strike Dates

Carrier frustrated after trade union rejects BT's highest pay award in 20 years, and sets strike date on 29 July…

2 years ago

BT Disappointed As CWU Votes To Strike, Despite 5 To 8 Percent Pay Rise

First strike in 35 years after BT staff with the e Communications Workers Union vote for industrial action over a…

2 years ago

UK Begins National Security Probe Of Altice’s Stake In BT

After previously expressing its concern, the British Government now confirms a national security review of French billionaire's stake in BT

2 years ago

Openreach Hits Quarter Mark, On Way To 25 Million Full Fibre Build

More than seven million homes and premises in the United Kingdom can now enjoy full fibre broadband goodness, Openreach confirms

2 years ago

Arson Damages Part Of Openreach Network In Kent

Not again. UK carrier Openreach confirms 7,400 premises impacted by malicious damage to its network, caused by an arson attack…

2 years ago

Virgin Media O2 Mulls Fibre Network Expansion With New Venture – Report

Virgin Media O2 reportedly plans to launch a fibre-network building joint venture, to expand its network footprint beyond current reach

2 years ago

BT To Recruit More Than 600 Apprentices

What pandemic? British carrier seeks to recruit more than 600 apprentices and graduates across multiple locations in the UK

2 years ago

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 years 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

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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 years 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 years 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…

3 years 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

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago