Regional news releases

News releases for North East of England

Feb 13, 2015
Sacriston school kids can surf superfast after the end of school bell School kids in Sacriston can now enjoy superfast broadband speeds at home as well as at school thanks to the Digital Durham roll out of high-speed, fibre broadband.

Feb 9, 2015
Former royal military policeman joins the superfast broadband beat Former soldier Paul Glowienko has swapped his helmet for a hard hat to join the ‘technology charge’ across County Durham to deploy superfast broadband.

Feb 9, 2015
Broadband speeds rocket at South East Northumberland business parks Firms based on business parks and industrial estates In Ashington, Cramlington and Blyth Valley can now experience first-hand why superfast broadband is good for business.

Jan 29, 2015
Fishburn leads the way as dozens of local households and businesses order super-fast broadband Super-fast broadband has arrived in and around the Sedgefield area, with Fishburn leading the way with the top demand for superfast speeds.

Jan 29, 2015
Redcar first in the Tees Valley to benefit from superfast fibre broadband REDCAR today became the first location in the Tees Valley to get superfast fibre broadband as part of the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

Dec 30, 2014
Digital Durham celebrates Christmas anniversary with major milestone Digital Durham has announced that more than 36,000 homes and businesses 1 can now access high-speed, fibre broadband as a direct result of the project

Dec 30, 2014
iNorthumberland hits the half way mark iNorthumberland has passed the halfway mark with more than 30,000 homes and businesses now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband as a direct result of the programme.

Dec 3, 2014
Rothbury passes the fibre broadband finishing line Communities in and around the Northumberland town of Rothbury can now get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country – thanks to the completion of a new fibre network three months ahead of schedule.

Dec 2, 2014
Ryton first to benefit from ‘better broadband in gateshead’ project Ryton is the first location to benefit from the Better Broadband in Gateshead project, which is part of the multi-million pound Digital Durham broadband programme.

Nov 26, 2014
Broadband speeds rocket at Northumberland business parks Firms based on business parks and industrial estates the length and breadth of Northumberland can now experience first-hand why superfast broadband is good for business.