Regional news releases

News releases for North East of England

Jul 8, 2014
Digital Durham unveils fibre broadband plans for thousands more homes and businesses Digital Durham today announced the next phase in its expansion of high-speed fibre broadband, which is expected to help create jobs and give a boost to the local economy.

Jul 1, 2014
Work begins to bring Weardale into the broadband fast lane Work is underway to bring superfast fibre broadband to communities in many parts of Weardale, Digital Durham announced today.

Jul 1, 2014
Superfast broadband zooming in as Go Digital Newcastle unveils its first fibre cabinet NEWCASTLE marked a key milestone in the city’s superfast broadband roll-out today by launching the first fibre cabinet as part of the Go Digital Newcastle programme.

Jun 3, 2014
Beadnell hotel boosted by super-fast fibre broadband A hotel in Beadnell is transforming the way it does business thanks to the iNorthumberland roll-out of fibre broadband, which has just reached the coastal village.

May 19, 2014
BT to recruit up to 80 engineers in the North East BT today announced plans to create up to 80 new engineering jobs in the North East as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK.

Apr 14, 2014
Linton goes super-fast Super-fast broadband has arrived in Linton, iNorthumberland announced today.

Apr 7, 2014
Wooler goes super-fast Super-fast broadband has arrived in Wooler, iNorthumberland announced today.

Apr 3, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in North Shields Super-fast broadband has arrived in North Shields, BT announced today.

Mar 27, 2014
Local businesses get up to speed superfast Northumberland businesses included in phase one of the iNorthumberland project are already feeling the benefit of superfast, fibre broadband.

Mar 25, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Seaton Delaval Super-fast broadband has arrived in Seaton Delaval, BT announced today.