Regional news releases

News releases for North East of England

Mar 25, 2015
Hotspot heaven as new public Wi-fi contract is signed NEWCASTLE and Gateshead are on track to become two of the hottest communication spots in the UK after striking a new deal to install free BT Wi-fi in public areas.

Mar 19, 2015
Phil Wilson mp hails “huge benefits” of superfast broadband as high-speed technology arrives in Thornley Phil Wilson MP today hailed the “huge benefits” of super-fast fibre broadband as he opened a community event in Thornley to mark the arrival of the technology in the village.

Mar 16, 2015
Riding Mill joins broadband superfast digital highway Super-fast broadband has arrived in Riding Mill, iNorthumberland announced today.

Mar 13, 2015
Seaton valley super-fast broadband roll-out crosses finishing line The super-fast broadband roll-out in Seaton Valley is now complete with thousands of homes and businesses now able to access the new, high-speed technology, iNorthumberland announced today.

Mar 5, 2015
North East to Benefit from BT Plans to Create 1,000 New Apprenticeship and Graduate Jobs BT today announced that the North East is to benefit from plans to create 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs in the UK this year.

Mar 5, 2015
BT apprentices helping to switch on County Durham Superfast BT apprentices are playing a key role in the roll-out of superfast broadband across County Durham.

Mar 5, 2015
BT apprentices helping to switch on Northumberland Superfast BT apprentices are playing a key role in the roll-out of superfast broadband across Northumberland.

Feb 23, 2015
Allendale joins the broadband fast lane Work to bring high-speed fibre broadband to Allendale is progressing at pace with more than 570 home and businesses now able to benefit, iNorthumberland announced today.

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.