Demand for high-speed fibre broadband doubles as eSussex reaches more than 73,000 homes and businesses
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2017 11:55 GMT
East Sussex County Council and BT have successfully achieved the first phase of their plans to improve county-wide digital connectivity in order to support economic growth and prosperity for local communities. The eSussex project has made fibre broadband available to more than 73,000 homes and businesses, including Isfield which previously only had dial up internet access.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2017 14:00 GMT
Pupils at St. Charles' Primary School in Cambuslang this week got the chance to climb aboard the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase to learn about fibre broadband and how it’s delivered.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2017 13:14 GMT
The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) superfast broadband partnership revealed that the latest information from BT showed the programme’s £94 million contract has achieved – and is now expected to exceed - the major target of making superfast fibre broadband available to 278,000 households and businesses across the two counties.
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2017 14:56 GMT
Residents, visitors and businesses in Southwark are set to benefit from the fastest free public Wi-Fi available, free phone calls and a range of other free digital services on the street, thanks to a new partnership between BT, Intersection, the urban innovation company behind LinkNYC, and Primesight, a leading UK outdoor advertising company.
One in ten million: Kent business is first in the country to order new ultrafast broadband technology
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2017 10:15 GMT
Gillingham based book keeping firm connects to Openreach’s new G.fast broadband technology Family run business Temiz book-keeping Ltd has become the first of ten million homes and small businesses to benefit from a major expansion of ultrafast broadband by Openreach, the UK’s leading digital infrastructure provider.
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2017 09:35 GMT
BT today announced plans to recruit a further 56 staff in Cardiff as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive which will transform customer service.
Press Releases • Mar 10, 2017 15:41 GMT
Staff at two BT offices in Shropshire are getting red-y to do their bit for Comic Relief on March 24. For only the second time ever, BT staff in Shrewsbury will be manning the phones on Comic Relief night, while, across the county at BT’s communications hub on the outskirts of Oswestry, BT’s team of technical experts will once again be overseeing the running of the UK’s phone network.
Press Releases • Mar 10, 2017 11:00 GMT
Pupils from Abernethy Primary School were superfast in finding out the benefits of fibre broadband when the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase paid them a visit. More than 700 households and businesses in the Perth & Kinross town can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Press Releases • Mar 10, 2017 10:55 GMT
Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity met with Openreach apprentices at the company’s Livingston training facilities during Scottish Apprenticeship Week (6 - 11 March)
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2017 11:00 GMT
More than 1,500 homes and businesses in Biggar are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband, thanks to the £410m Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme - and song-writer Peter Rae is benefiting .
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2017 10:19 GMT
A North East technology company has opened the doors of its new offices in Gateshead and announced plans for further expansion and a recruitment drive.
Thousands more Worcestershire households and businesses to get fibre broadband boost thanks to £3.7 million expansion
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2017 18:34 GMT
Communities in all of Worcestershire's six districts are set to benefit from the multi-million pound expansion of Superfast Worcestershire; meanwhile Government Minister, Matt Hancock, has hailed the high demand for fibre broadband in the county.
Scottish Minister hails importance of Modern Apprenticeships at BT and Skills Development Scotland event
Press Releases • Mar 07, 2017 14:20 GMT
Scotland’s Minister for Higher Education, Further Education and Science, Shirley-Anne Somerville, met computing science pupils from St Kentigern’s Academy, Blackburn, and Armadale Academy at BT’s Edinburgh headquarters for a special Scottish Apprenticeship Week event.
Press Releases • Mar 06, 2017 11:59 GMT
Bloodrunner charity carried out more than 3,300 emergency rides in Kent last year A Kent-based manager for Openreach, BT’s local network business, leads a double life that can involve him being out and about on the county’s roads during the midnight hours.
Press Releases • Mar 06, 2017 10:48 GMT
Pupils at St Ninian’s Primary School in Prestwick this week got the chance to climb aboard the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase, a unique vehicle which features equipment used in the roll-out of fibre broadband. More than 1,400 households and businesses across the South Ayrshire town can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the £410 million project.
Press Releases • Mar 06, 2017 08:00 GMT
Twenty-year-old Amber Harvey, from Derbyshire, is hoping National Apprenticeship Week will inspire more young women to follow in her footsteps and become engineers.
Press Releases • Mar 03, 2017 16:44 GMT
BT-led Barefoot project delivers vital technology skills for schools in the region More than 100,000 primary school pupils in the South East have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.
Press Releases • Mar 03, 2017 16:33 GMT
BT-led Barefoot project delivers vital technology skills for schools in the region More than 16,000 primary school pupils in Hampshire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.