Openreach

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

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

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

Police Arrest Four Over BT Cable Theft In North Yorkshire

Police make arrests after Openreach confirms to Silicon UK that a cable theft left 200 homes without telephone or broadband…

2 years ago

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

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

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…

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

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…

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

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

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…

3 years 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

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 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…

3 years 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

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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,…

3 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

4 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

4 years ago