From Roman Roads to the 21st Century Digital Superhighway - some of Warwickshire's oldest villages to get superfast fibre broadband
Press Releases • Jun 26, 2017 15:32 BST
Baddesley Clinton, Corley Ash, Church Lawford, Danzey Green, Upper and Lower Shuckburgh, Wibtoft and Copston Magna will be among the next communities to get access to high-speed technology as the CSW Broadband partnership - led by Warwickshire County Council and BT - is set to span all corners of the county.
Press Releases • Jun 21, 2017 15:15 BST
New technology being rolled out across rural Shropshire is helping small businesses to grab a bigger share of overseas markets. According to Martyn Rowlands, managing director and founder of Pipekit Ltd, upgrading to superfast broadband has transformed the way they do business and catapulted them onto the world stage. Their fibre provider is using the network being rolled out by Openreach.
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2017 12:44 BST
Pensham Fields, Pensham near Pershore, is to become one of the smallest communities in UK to benefit from BT’s pioneering Community Fibre Partnerships programme.
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 10:44 BST
A Coventry-based broadband engineer, from Northampton, is swapping the information superhighway for the hills of Yorkshire – but it’s all for a great cause. Damian Woolliscroft, who works for Openreach, is taking part in a gruelling 100 kilometre trek in aid of Blind Veterans Charity UK on June 17.
Superfast Telford achieves major milestone as demand for high-speed broadband doubles in just six months
Press Releases • Apr 06, 2017 12:13 BST
Twice as many people are reaping the benefits of the Superfast Telford roll-out of fibre broadband compared with just six months ago, lead partners Telford & Wrekin Council and BT announced today. More than 3,000 households and businesses now able to get new superfast fibre technology as a result of the partnership. They include the Chidlow family from Lightmoor.
Black Country Broadband Project gets £1.2 million cash injection as technology roll-out reaches 40,000 households and businesses
Press Releases • Apr 06, 2017 12:04 BST
Black Country people are being urged to make the most of the new superfast broadband being rolled out across the region. The call comes as the multi-million pound Black Country Broadband Project – led by the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and BT – announced it had now reached another major milestone, making the technology available to more than 40,000 premises.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2017 13:24 GMT
Burmington, Cathiron, Fulready, Maxstoke, Newnham Paddox, Preston Bagot, Willey, Wishaw and Woolscott will be among the next villages to get access to high-speed fibre technology as part of the multi-million pound CSW Broadband roll-out led by Warwickshire County Council and BT, as part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2017 09:15 GMT
Openreach is recruiting 140 trainee engineers in the West Midlands, of which around 25 will be based in Shropshire. Candidates to experience 360 degree simulation of life as an engineer – including climbing telephone poles and inspecting underground chambers. New recruits will work to extend the fibre broadband network, improve customer service and keep the West Midlands connected.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2017 09:00 GMT
Didcot, Oxford and Witney will be among the locations included in recruitment drive. Candidates to experience 360 degree simulation of life as an engineer – including climbing telephone poles and inspecting underground chambers . New recruits will work to extend the fibre broadband network, improve customer service and keep the region connected.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2017 09:00 GMT
Openreach is recruiting 140 trainee engineers across the West Midlands. Candidates to experience 360 degree simulation of life as an engineer – including climbing telephone poles and inspecting underground chambers . New recruits will work to extend the fibre broadband network, improve customer service and keep the West Midlands connected.
Press Releases • Mar 17, 2017 17:39 GMT
Matt Hancock, the Minister of State for Digital and Culture, has hailed the pace of the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire roll-out as a ‘tremendous boost for the local economy’. The partnership - led by Oxfordshire County Council and BT - has already reached more than 6,500 businesses including leading companies at Milton Park.
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.
Press Releases • Mar 03, 2017 15:48 GMT
Superfast Jonnie Peacock is helping to spread the word about superfast broadband. Youngsters at a West Midlands primary school are under starter’s orders to welcome the gold medal athlete to Dudley after winning a national competition organised by BT.
Superfast Staffordshire tees up £400,000 plan to help its most remote communities get superfast broadband
Press Releases • Feb 28, 2017 12:08 GMT
A £400,000 drive to make superfast fibre broadband available in even more of Staffordshire’s most remote communities is in full swing. It has been welcomed by Culture Secretary, Karen Bradley. A new golf course will be among the first businesses to benefit.
Press Releases • Feb 28, 2017 09:10 GMT
Some of the county’s oldest villages – featured in the Domesday Book – will be among the next communities to benefit from the new tech being rolled out by the CSW Broadband partnership, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT announced today.
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2017 14:00 GMT
The pace of life in one of Gloucestershire’s oldest villages is set to speed up thanks to an innovative partnership between residents, BT and the Government. The deal will enable around 130 households in English Bicknor, in the Forest of Dean, to get superfast fibre broadband.
Oxfordshire broadband partnership celebrates rolling out superfast fibre technology to 70,000 homes and businesses
Press Releases • Feb 13, 2017 11:33 GMT
Take-up of fibre broadband in Oxfordshire now among highest in the country*; Government minister hails ‘fantastic’ progress of the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire roll-out, led by Oxfordshire County Council and BT; Historic Cottisford, Cuddeston and Holton, as well as Claydon and Longcot are among latest communities to benefit from multi-million pound roll-out.
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2017 09:19 GMT
Sidbury florist hopes new technology will help business to blossom; international luxury gifts firm has Valentine’s Day all wrapped up, thanks to fibre broadband; Broadway jeweller says superfast fibre is worth its weight in gold! Business is booming since north Worcestershire pub put fibre on the menu.
Thousands more Warwickshire households and businesses to get fibre broadband thanks to £2 million expansion
Press Releases • Jan 17, 2017 14:14 GMT
The CSW Broadband partnership has announced a major expansion that will enable a further 3,500 households and businesses in some of the county’s smallest communities to join the information superhighway for the first time. More than 30 additional communities will be upgraded, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT said. More details about them will be announced at the end of January.
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2016 12:44 GMT
Better Broadband for Oxfordshire spreads some seasonal cheer; More rural communities get online boost in time for Christmas.