Regional news releases

News releases for West Midlands

Dec 17, 2014
Timely world-wide web upgrade set to bring military families closer to loved ones overseas A timely present has been delivered to families and service personnel at a Warwickshire military base wanting to stay in touch with loved ones around the world.

Dec 12, 2014
Staffordshire students have unusual designs on Christmas Artistic students at a Staffordshire village school have got Christmas all wrapped up after being set an unusual design challenge by Staffordshire County Council and BT.

Nov 17, 2014
BT fund-raiser is honoured for with Coventry Good Citizen Award A BT programme director from Coventry has been honoured for a decade of fund-raising which has resulted in thousands of pounds being raised for deserving causes in the UK and India.

Nov 14, 2014
More Worcestershire businesses have appetite for high fibre broadband diet High-speed fibre broadband is on the menu for 10,000 businesses and homes, thanks to Superfast Worcestershire.

Nov 3, 2014
Superfast Staffordshire fibre broadband project‘on track’ as two county villages mark major milestone Superfast Staffordshire – the multi-million pound high-speed fibre broadband programme – is celebrating a major milestone, after bringing the technology to two more villages.

Oct 29, 2014
Double high-speed broadband boost for Worcestershire people Even more Worcestershire communities are set to benefit from the Superfast Worcestershire rollout of high-speed broadband, thanks to an additional £1.1 million cash injection, partners Worcestershire County Council and BT announced today.

Oct 21, 2014
Superfast Worcestershire is three months ahead of schedule Ambitious plans to roll-out superfast broadband across Worcestershire are three months ahead of schedule, partners Worcestershire County Council and BT announced today.

Oct 20, 2014
BT expands recruitment programme in the West Midlands BT today announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the West Midlands, which takes the number of new jobs created in the region since the Spring to around 160.

Oct 16, 2014
Technology milestone welcomed as major boost for the development of Birmingham More than 300,000 businesses and residents in Birmingham now have access to high-speed fibre broadband, BT confirmed today.

Oct 2, 2014
Connecting Shropshire fibre broadband project marks double milestone Today saw the switching on of the programme’s 100th high-speed fibre broadband road-side cabinet which took the number of homes and businesses within reach of the new network to more than 20,000.