Regional news releases

News releases for North West of England

Sep 4, 2014
‘Self-dig’ rural community broadband project celebrates first customers online The Fell End Broadband project, an innovative ‘self-dig’ scheme in remote Cumbria - is celebrating getting its first customers online.

Aug 8, 2014
Manchester’s get digital faster programme arrives in Stockport! A multi-million pound partnership which will make superfast fibre broadband available to thousands more businesses and homes in Greater Manchester reached another milestone today.

Aug 8, 2014
Merseyside Connected partnership reaches out to more than 11,000 homes and businesses A multi million pound partnership, which will make superfast fibre broadband available to thousands more businesses and homes in Merseyside, today reached a major milestone.

Aug 8, 2014
Superfast Lancashire announces next communities to benefit from high-speed fibre broadband for the first time High speed fibre broadband will arrive in ten Lancashire communities for the first time within the next two months, Lancashire County Council and BT announced today.

Aug 8, 2014
High-speed broadband in Keswick delivers boost for tourism The arrival of high-speed fibre broadband is set to deliver a boost for tourism and business in the Lake District town of Keswick, according to research.

Jul 23, 2014
BT Business announces £9 million of new contracts at International Festival for Business BT has won £9 million of new business with companies in the North West of England, following its lead sponsorship of the International Festival for Business (IFB).

Jul 16, 2014
First street cabinet launches new multi-million pound fibre broadband project which will provide economic boost to Greater Manchester A £15m project, aiming to boost the Greater Manchester economy by delivering high-speed fibre broadband to a further 45,000 homes and businesses in the region, launched today with the announcement that the first fibre enabled cabinet is now live

Jun 11, 2014
Cumbria hits major milestone with half the county reached by fibre broadband More than half of Cumbrian homes and businesses are now able to access high-speed fibre broadband.

Jun 9, 2014
Ex-armed forces ensure roll-out of high-speed broadband in Lancashire is done with military precision Last month BT announced plans to create 130 new engineering jobs across the North West as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive.

May 19, 2014
BT to recruit up to 130 engineers in North West BT today announced plans to create up to 130 new engineering jobs in the North West as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK.

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