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Surfing the web set to speed up in remote Warwickshire riverside communities which are next to benefit from superfast broadband

Surfing the web set to speed up in remote Warwickshire riverside communities which are next to benefit from superfast broadband

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 14:12 BST

Parts of Barton, Flint’s Green, Dorsington, Dunnington, Hunningham and Wappenbury are among next villages included in the CSW Broadband roll-out, lead partners Warwickshire County Council and BT announced today. This comes as CSW Broadband launched a new online service to help businesses and households map progress of ambitious roll-out.

Birmingham's towering landmark dials up golden anniversary

Birmingham's towering landmark dials up golden anniversary

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 15:48 BST

For five decades, Birmingham’s tallest building - the BT Tower - has dominated the city’s skyline and helped keep people connected in the West Midlands and beyond. And October 5 marks the 50th anniversary of its official opening by the then Lord Mayor.

Free work placements to help young people in West Bromwich get 'work ready'

Free work placements to help young people in West Bromwich get 'work ready'

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 14:54 BST

BT is offering more free work placements to help young people in Sandwell get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The next local course runs from November 8-28 at BT's offices in Providence Place, West Bromwich.

Big-hearted BT staff from Solihull and Birmingham are stepping out on 100-mile hike to answer charity call

Big-hearted BT staff from Solihull and Birmingham are stepping out on 100-mile hike to answer charity call

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 17:30 BST

BT colleagues from around the UK aim to raise tens of thousands of pounds for Stand Up To Cancer - by trekking around 100 miles or cycling 175 miles.

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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.

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

Festive Fibre Broadband Boost for more than 6,000 Black Country businesses and homes

Festive Fibre Broadband Boost for more than 6,000 Black Country businesses and homes

News   •   Dec 17, 2015 10:11 GMT

The Black Country Broadband Project delivered some seasonal cheer with news that more than 6,000 businesses and households are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the ambitious programme.