Regional news releases

News releases for West Midlands

Sep 8, 2014
High-speed fibre broadband boost for Rugeley area Rugeley and Colton have become the latest communities to benefit from the multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire high-speed fibre broadband programme.

Aug 8, 2014
High-speed fibre broadband boost for Staffordshire Moorlands village The picturesque village of Blackshaw Moor has become one of the first communities in the Staffordshire Moorlands to benefit from the multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire high-speed fibre broadband programme.

Aug 5, 2014
Worcestershire partnership celebrates first birthday with plans to reach 10,000 homes and businesses by end of this year Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey, today praised the success of the £20 million Superfast Worcestershire programme as it reached its first birthday with plans to make fibre broadband available to 10,000 homes and businesses by the end of the ye

Aug 1, 2014
A 99 ice cream summer celebration for Superfast Malvern Ninety nine per cent of homes and businesses in the picturesque town can now get fibre broadband following the switching on of the street cabinet in Swinyard Road, Malvern Vale.

Jun 25, 2014
Artistic Shropshire pupil with designs on faster broadband is honoured by connecting Shropshire An artistic county youngster will today (Wednesday) be honoured by the Connecting Shropshire broadband partnership after scooping top prize in an unusual competition.

Jun 23, 2014
CSW broadband announces next communities to get high-speed fibre broadband The next communities to benefit from the multi-million pound CSW Broadband project were announced today by partners Warwickshire County Council and BT.

Jun 3, 2014
Superfast Staffordshire delivers fibre broadband boost for Lichfield Superfast Staffordshire – the multi-million pound high-speed broadband partnership - has delivered a major boost for Lichfield.

May 30, 2014
Boost for Malvern businesses as they become first to benefit from multi-million pound high-speed broadband partnership More than 50 businesses on the Enigma Business Park in Malvern were celebrating a new digital dawn today after becoming the first premises to benefit from Superfast Worcestershire – the £20 million high-speed broadband partnership between Worces

May 19, 2014
BT to recruit up to 140 engineers in the West Midlands BT today announced plans to create up to 140 new engineering jobs in the West Midlands as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK.

May 2, 2014
Two Staffordshire villages celebrate becoming the county’s first rural communities to benefit from Superfast Staffordshire The two picturesque Staffordshire villages of Yoxall and Kings Bromley were today celebrating an important milestone.