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From Roman Roads to the 21st Century Digital Superhighway - some of Warwickshire's oldest villages to get superfast fibre broadband

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.

Shropshire Pipekit firm is flushed with global success after upgrading to superfast fibre broadband

Shropshire Pipekit firm is flushed with global success after upgrading to superfast fibre broadband

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.

Size doesn't matter for Worcestershire villagers aiming to get ultrafast broadband!

Size doesn't matter for Worcestershire villagers aiming to get ultrafast broadband!

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.

Big-hearted broadband engineer scales new heights to answer charity call

Big-hearted broadband engineer scales new heights to answer charity call

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.

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Broadband speeds set to soar in rural business park in Staffordshire

Broadband speeds set to soar in rural business park in Staffordshire

News   •   Jan 25, 2017 09:58 GMT

Brookside Business Park becomes second Staffordshire community to benefit from innovative community fibre partnership led by Superfast Staffordshire - the partnership spearheaded by Staffordshire County Council and BT as part of the Government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme - and BT's Community Fibre Partnerships programme.

Openreach recruits another 100 West Midlands engineers and apprentices

Openreach recruits another 100 West Midlands engineers and apprentices

News   •   Sep 22, 2016 14:01 BST

Birmingham, Cannock, Coventry, Dudley, Hereford, Kidderminster Leamington Spa, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth, Telford, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcester are among the places they'll be based. As well as providing new services and fixing faults more quickly, they will be supporting the roll-out of faster fibre broadband - now available to more than two million regional premises.

Deep thinking for Fastershire planners as they bring superfast broadband speeds to Gloucestershire village

Deep thinking for Fastershire planners as they bring superfast broadband speeds to Gloucestershire village

News   •   Jan 08, 2016 08:20 GMT

MP welcomes ‘innovative solution’ for Longney; Head teacher welcomes arrival of fibre broadband as boost for online learning.

Pupil 'unwraps' new Superfast Telford mascot - and first fibre cabinet

Pupil 'unwraps' new Superfast Telford mascot - and first fibre cabinet

News   •   Dec 18, 2015 17:05 GMT

First fibre cabinet goes live in Dawley; Digital Economy Minister welcomes the news