Press Releases • Aug 17, 2017 10:00 BST
New G.fast technology available at 26 more ‘pilot’ locations nationwide later this year – including Brierley Hill, Great Barr and the Soho area of Birmingham
Ellie Booth, 23, achieves career success by following in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and his nephews!
Press Releases • Aug 03, 2017 14:30 BST
A West Midlands family is living proof of the benefits of the saying ‘keeping it in the family’. Ellie Booth is the latest in a long line of relatives to opt for a career in communications. The Openreach apprentice turned manager followed in the footsteps of her late grandad Reg, her dad, Gary, who is based at BT’s main telephone exchange in Station Street, Birmingham, and several other relatives.
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2017 08:54 BST
BT is offering free work placements to help young people in Birmingham get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. Young employed people are encouraged to sign up now for next month's three-week course via: www.btcom/workready It combines hands-on work experience with coaching and training and is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Jul 25, 2017 12:13 BST
BT is offering free work placements to help young people in Coventry and Warwickshire get ‘work ready’. They combine hands-on work experience, coaching and training and are open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training. For info or to register for the next course at BT’s offices in Little Park Street, Coventry, from September 11- 29, visit www.bt.com/workready.
Press Releases • Jul 25, 2017 11:39 BST
BT is offering free work placements to help young people in the Black Country get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The next course in West Bromwich is for two weeks, starting on August 21 at BT’s offices at 1 Providence Place, with another one at Network House in Goodall Street, Walsall, from August 29 for three weeks. For more details or to apply visit www.bt.com/workready.
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2017 08:00 BST
People in Birmingham commit an average of 33 crimes a year, according to research by BT TV. But more than 96 per cent say they are law abiding. Quite often people are breaking the law without even realising it. The research by BT TV is to mark the UK network premiere of Better Call Saul.
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2017 08:00 BST
People in the West Midlands commit an average of 34 crimes a year, according to research by BT TV - but 97 per cent say they are law-abiding. And quite often people are breaking the law without even realising it. The research by BT TV is to mark the UK network premiere of Better Call Saul.
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2017 15:10 BST
They say every cloud has a silver lining and nowhere is this more true than for a group of residents on the new Silverwoods housing estate in Kidderminster. Around 210 households on the site of a former sugar factory are looking forward to getting superfast fibre broadband after thinking they might be left in the information slow lane. Mark Garnier MP has welcomed the co-funding initiative.
Digital Minister hails 'great success' of Superfast Staffordshire roll-out as more East Staffs villages to benefit; Fradley firm welcomes new technology
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 10:41 BST
Admaston, Booth and Hanbury are among the local communities to benefit from the £1.7m expansion of Superfast Staffordshire. Demand for new technology has been especially high in Abbots Bromley, Alrewas, Barton-Under-Needwood, Burton-on-Trent, Field, Fradley, Kings Bromley and Yoxall. The timely arrival of superfast broadband has helped to safeguard creative digital agency’s Fradley base.
Digital Minister hails 'great success' of Superfast Staffordshire as more north Staffordshire and Moorlands communities to benefit
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 10:33 BST
Crowborough, Freehay, Grindley, Leycett, Little Bridgeford, Oakamoor, Oakley Folly, Ranton Green and Stanshope are among the local communities to benefit from a £1.7m expansion of Superfast Staffordshire. Demand for new technology has been among the highest in Bradley, Dapple Heath, Ipstones, Seighford, Swynnerton and Waterhayes Farm.
Digital Minister hails 'great success' of Superfast Staffordshire roll-out as £1.7m boost set to help more South Staffs homes and businesses
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 10:26 BST
Blymhill Lawns, Brineton, Comberford, Four Ashes, Grindley, Hilton, Leycett, Little Bridgeford, Lower Stonnall, Pipe Hill, Ranton Green, Thorpe Constantine and Whittington (nr Stourbridge) are among the local areas to benefit. Take-up's been among the highest in Bobbington, Bourne Vale, Dapple Heath, Featherstone, Great Chatwell, Hawks Green, Little Aston, Seighford, Stonnall and Swynnerton.
Digital Minister hails 'great success' of Superfast Staffordshire roll-out as it gets £1.7m boost to reach 1,300 more premises - Fradley firm welcomes arrival of technology, as Lichfield and Tamworth villages quick to take up fibre
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 10:15 BST
A £1.7 million boost to the Superfast Staffordshire roll-out will benefit more than 1,300 more premises, including in Comberford, Hilton, Lower Stonnall, Pipe Hill and Thorpe Constantine. There's been especially high demand for new technology in Alrewas, Amington, Barton-under-Needwood, Bolehall, Bourne Vale, Fradley, Harlaston, Hawks Green, Kings Bromley, Little Aston, Stonnall and Yoxall.
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 08:05 BST
The world’s oldest emergency call service - 999 - which handles more than 6,200 calls a day in the West Midlands, is 80 years old today
Press Releases • Jun 28, 2017 15:07 BST
Members of the Superfast Worcestershire Broadband Programme and partners will be taking time out from delivering high-speed fibre broadband across Worcestershire to tackle Worcester Dragon Boat Racing Club's annual charity regatta – Race the Dragon.
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 23, 2017 10:00 BST
Ardington, Barford St John, East Hendred, Lockinge, Lyford and Swalcliffe among the communities next to benefit
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 31, 2017 12:04 BST
Thousands of people in Cheltenham 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 16, 2017 12:40 BST
University students will be given a rare insight into how BT helps the world’s businesses and communities to stay in touch during a visit to the company’s international communications hub in the heart of Herefordshire. The group – who are all studying at the University of South Wales – come from as far afield as Pakistan and Poland, and around the UK. It’s the visit of its kind by a university.