Press Releases • Aug 17, 2017 10:00 BST
New G.fast technology will be available at 26 more ‘pilot’ locations later this year - and parts of Glasgow city centre (Douglas) and Bridgeton in the east end are among them. The new ultrafast services have already started to go live in parts of Langside, Linn and Rutherglen.
Press Releases • Aug 11, 2017 11:36 BST
More than 700 homes and businesses in Brechin are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Press Releases • Aug 02, 2017 13:56 BST
More than 800 homes and businesses in Rhu are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Press Releases • Jul 17, 2017 09:00 BST
Young sprinter Fraser Angus got off his marks this week to help Digital Scotland celebrate the availability of superfast broadband in his home town of Prestwick. Local homes and businesses are among around 780,000 across Scotland which are now able to access fibre broadband through the Digital Scotland rollout.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2017 14:47 BST
Openreach to provide Ultrafast broadband network to more than 9000 new homes across Scotland, from Inverness to East Kilbride. The new homes will be able to get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK following a deal between Openreach and the individual site developers.
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 00:01 BST
BT is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the UK’s 999 emergency service today (30 June 2017). The world’s oldest emergency call service handles 1.8 million calls a year from around Scotland. Operators based in Glasgow answered almost five million 999 calls from around the UK in the last year, with their colleagues in Dundee handling nearly four million more.
Press Releases • Jun 22, 2017 11:05 BST
High speed broadband has arrived on the small Hebridean island of Scalpay
Press Releases • Jun 19, 2017 10:00 BST
More than 2000 homes and businesses in Ayr are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team celebrated fibre availability in the South Ayrshire town this week as they visited a fibre street cabinet that will serve part of the town.
Press Releases • Jun 16, 2017 10:00 BST
More than 160,000 homes and businesses in the Highlands and Islands are now part of the high speed fibre broadband network, thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) roll-out. The roll-out contract, being led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and delivered on the ground by Openreach, the UK’s leading digital infrastructure provider, has passed its original coverage target.
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2017 15:35 BST
More than 100 plucky Openreach employees who have been taking part in a 900-mile charity relay from Liverpool to Inverness will be able to put their feet up and have a well-earned rest following their arrival in the Highland Capital yesterday (Tuesday).
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2017 11:30 BST
More than 750,000 Scottish homes and businesses can now connect to fibre broadband thanks to the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. It means that more than 90% of Scotland now has access to fibre broadband thanks to the partnership programme and commercial deployment.
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2017 11:00 BST
More rural communities in Argyll and Bute are now able to connect to high-speed fibre thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out. Thousands of premises in Arrochar, Barbreck, Bridgend, Crinan, Clynder, Kilchrenan, Lochgoilhead, Port Askaig, Port Ellen, Rhu, Tarbet, Rosneath and Whitehouse are now able to receive fibre broadband for the first time.
Press Releases • Jun 13, 2017 10:00 BST
Two of Scotland’s small, remote mainland communities will see their broadband speeds surge to among the fastest in the UK in a new Openreach initiative unveiled today. Ultrafast fibre will be laid straight to the door in the Caithness and Sutherland communities of Altnaharra and Skerray.
Press Releases • Jun 07, 2017 12:05 BST
BT has reinforced its commitment to its most northerly UK contact centre by announcing that the vast majority of its agency staff in Thurso are to be given BT contracts.
Press Releases • May 31, 2017 11:55 BST
Thousands of people in parts of Edinburgh and Glasgow can now get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country as Openreach has begun switching on the pilot areas for its new ultrafast broadband network.
Press Releases • May 19, 2017 11:00 BST
Pupils at St John's RC and Morgan Academy in Dundee and Grove Academy in Broughty Ferry got the chance to learn about technology on board the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase. More than 3,500 households and businesses across Dundee City can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project.
Villagers in Argyll and the Western Isles to put new broadband boosting technology through its paces
Press Releases • May 17, 2017 10:00 BST
Households in the villages of Clachan and Whitehouse on the Kintyre peninsula and on the island of Eriskay in the Hebrides have been selected to take part in the first commercial pilot of a new technology to increase the speed of fibre broadband over very long phone lines. Around 60 premises in the small rural communities will join a pilot scheme by infrastructure provider Openreach.
Press Releases • May 11, 2017 11:00 BST
Pupils from Benarty Primary School in Lochore, Fife, were superfast in finding out the benefits of fibre broadband when the Digital Scotland Fibre Showcase paid them a visit this week. More than 800 households and businesses across Lochore can now access high-speed fibre services thanks to the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project, being delivered by Openreach on the ground.
Press Releases • May 04, 2017 14:00 BST
BT is offering free work placements to help young people in Dundee get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The ten day course, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • May 02, 2017 10:00 BST
Pupils at Inverkeithing Primary School in Fife 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 800 Inverkeithing households and businesses can now access high-speed fibre services through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project.