Openreach

Openreach Full Fibre Now Reaches 8 Million UK Premises

Another one million UK homes have been added to full fibre broadband connections in a three month period, Openreach confirms

3 weeks 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…

1 month ago

BT Signals Intent To Adopt EE Brand For UK Consumers

Rebranding exercise will see telecoms giant BT utilise its EE name as its primary consumer brand for the British market…

3 months 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

4 months 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…

4 months ago

Gigabyte Broadband Pledge At Risk, Warns Spending Watchdog

UK pledge to close the digital divide of broadband services for urban and rural customers is at risk, says Parliament's…

7 months 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…

9 months 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

9 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

11 months ago

UK Government £4m Trial For Fibre Cables In Water Pipes

Government trial to install fibre cables in water pipes to accelerate rollout of broadband and mobile signals in hard to…

1 year ago

BT Reaches Union Agreement Over Modernisation

Threat of strike action removed, after BT Group reaches agreement with its largest union, the Communication Workers Union

1 year 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…

1 year ago

BT Raises FTTP Target To 25 Million Premises

Despite a tough financial year, an extra five million premises has been added to BT's deployment of FTTP broadband, creating…

1 year ago

BT Half Price Fibre Broadband For Low Income Households

More than four million households on Universal Credit could benefit after BT confirms at-cost social tariff for fibre broadband

1 year ago

Government’s ‘Project Gigabit’ Reveals First Rural Fibre Locations

First stage of government plan revealed to get ultra-fast broadband to some of the most remote and rural locations in…

1 year ago

BT Pledges ‘Fury’ Build Of FTTP Broadband After Ofcom Pledge

BT will 'build like fury' to deliver fibre to the premise for 20 million homes and businesses by 2030 after…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Ofcom Seeks Easy Switching Of Different Broadband Networks

New one touch process plan from Ofcom, to prevent any 'hassle' when users switch their broadband providers that utilise different…

2 years ago

Bath Council Refuses To Allow 5G Mast

Fearmongering victory? Local council in Bath refuses permission for 5G mast, after local resistance and intervention of Lib Dem MP

2 years ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

2 years ago

One In Four UK Homes Can Access Gigabyte Broadband, Ofcom Says

UK communications regulator Ofcom reveals 8 million British homes can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps, despite pandemic

2 years 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

2 years 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,…

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago

Engineers Honoured For Services During Lockdown

Two BT Openreach engineers, along with staff from BT, TalkTalk and Sky recognised on Queen's birthday honours list for keeping…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

BT’s Jansen: ‘Impossible’ To Remove Huawei Kit In Under Ten Years

Ahead of government announcement on Huawei, BT warns it will be 'impossible' to remove all its equipment in under ten…

2 years ago