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Openreach puts the West Midlands at the front of ultrafast broadband rollout

Openreach puts the West Midlands at the front of ultrafast broadband rollout

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!

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.

Free work placements to help Birmingham youngsters get 'work ready'

Free work placements to help Birmingham youngsters get 'work ready'

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.

Free BT work placements to help Coventry young people get 'work ready'

Free BT work placements to help Coventry young people get 'work ready'

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.

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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.