Regional news releases

News releases for North East of England

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.

Mar 11, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Berwick Super-fast broadband has arrived in Berwick, BT announced today.

Feb 27, 2014
BT creating 50 new apprentice and graduate jobs in the North East BT is expecting to create around 50 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs in the North East as a part of a major nationwide recruitment drive.

Feb 25, 2014
Full speed ahead! Digital Durham picks up the pace Digital Durham today announced the first locations to benefit in phase one of the multi million pound project to transform broadband speeds across the County.

Feb 7, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Barnard Castle Super-fast broadband has arrived in Barnard Castle BT announced today.

Jan 28, 2014
Alnmouth, Lesbury and Widdrington station first to benefit from iNorthumberland project Alnmouth, Lesbury and Widdrington Station will be the first locations to benefit from the multi million pound “iNorthumberland” project, three months ahead of schedule.

Dec 20, 2013
Half of North East sport fans favour TV sport over spending Christmas with family New research by BT Sport has revealed that North East sports fans are the most likely in the UK to watch sport on TV rather than spend Christmas time with their families.’

Dec 17, 2013
Christmas comes early for historic city as superfast fibre broadband arrives Durham’s historic marketplace today became the first location to benefit from the multi million pound Digital Durham project as high-speed fibre broadband arrived six months ahead of schedule.