Tag / east midlands
Press releases • Aug 05, 2016 13:41 BST
The last remaining street without access to superfast broadband in a Nottinghamshire village has been brought up to speed, thanks to the Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire (BBfN) scheme.
Press releases • Jul 21, 2016 15:22 BST
Fibre broadband can help reduce isolation and bring people living in rural areas closer together, according to a community leader from Bakewell.
Press releases • Jul 21, 2016 12:23 BST
Around 10,000 more homes and businesses in Leicester are set to benefit from fibre broadband in the next couple of years. A total of £5 million will be invested to increase the existing coverage of fibre broadband in the city.
Press releases • Jul 05, 2016 11:03 BST
Around 50 homes in Rockingham can now benefit from some of the fastest broadband speeds available in the county after archaeologists gave the green light for fibre cables to be laid into the village.
Press releases • Jun 23, 2016 13:26 BST
A female engineer who’s been with BT for eight years hopes more women can follow her into what she says is a ‘challenging but rewarding’ career.
Press releases • Jun 10, 2016 11:34 BST
The number of Northamptonshire homes and businesses able to get fibre broadband now stands at more than a quarter of a million, says BT’s East Midlands regional partnerships director Paul Bimson.
Press releases • Jun 10, 2016 11:23 BST
More Derbyshire people are signing-up for high-speed fibre broadband than ever before thanks to the work of Digital Derbyshire.
Press releases • May 20, 2016 08:55 BST
Residents of a Melton village, who campaigned for superfast broadband, say their lives have been transformed now it is available there.
Every day’s a school day – over half of people in Leicester have used the internet to learn new skills
Press releases • May 19, 2016 08:48 BST
The University of Life has never been more prevalent as over half of Leicester (51 per cent) have used the internet to learn on average three new skills.
Press releases • May 18, 2016 09:28 BST
A long-established firm of Derbyshire accountants is praising the arrival of fibre broadband, saying it’s a “great addition” for any small business.
Press releases • May 05, 2016 13:13 BST
Superfast fibre broadband is now available for 95 per cent of homes and businesses in Nottinghamshire – a year ahead of the national target set by Government, it was revealed today.
Press releases • May 03, 2016 14:15 BST
The number of people signing up for high-speed fibre broadband in the Superfast Leicestershire area has more than doubled in the last 12 months.
Press releases • May 03, 2016 14:07 BST
Expansion plans could be in the pipeline for a Rutland business, which sells fine foods throughout the UK – thanks to the arrival of superfast fibre broadband.
Press releases • Apr 26, 2016 12:17 BST
More than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Lincolnshire now have access to superfast broadband – with thousands more set to benefit from further improvements.
Press releases • Apr 20, 2016 14:50 BST
Getting access to superfast fibre broadband in their local is creating a song and dance for regulars at a Cotgrave pub!
Press releases • Apr 20, 2016 14:36 BST
A former railway line between High Peak Junction and Whaley Bridge, now a popular walking and cycling route known as the High Peak Trail, is once again playing a key role in keeping people connected.
Press releases • Apr 11, 2016 16:52 BST
Work is underway to make high-speed fibre broadband available to around 900 homes and businesses across four Rutland villages, it was announced today.
Press releases • Mar 10, 2016 16:00 GMT
Nesting boxes for owls and kestrels are set to be housed on some BT premises in Lincolnshire, it was announced today.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2016 10:37 GMT
Residents of Coleorton Hall estate in Leicestershire partner with Openreach to install a new fibre broadband cabinet that also benefits most of their village. Coleorton becomes the 50th community fibre partnership nationwide to connect to the fibre network