Regional news releases

News releases for West Midlands

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.

Sep 30, 2014
Secretary of State launches £12.2m deal to bring high-speed fibre broadband to the Black Country Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, today hailed the official launch of The Black Country Broadband Project

Sep 30, 2014
Eight more Warwickshire communities get high-speed fibre broadband for the first time as part of multi-million pound partnership The next communities to benefit from the multi-million pound CSW Broadband project were announced today by partners Warwickshire County Council and BT.

Sep 10, 2014
Connecting Shropshire announces plans to provide fibre broadband to 13 new exchange areas Thirteen more exchange areas will get high-speed fibre broadband before the end of next year as part of the multi-million pound Connecting Shropshire programme.

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.

Sep 1, 2014
Take-up of superfast broadband in pioneering Warwickshire village is superfast! Residents in the picturesque Warwickshire village of Snitterfield, which recently became the first rural community in the county to benefit from the multi-million pound CSW Broadband partnership

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 6, 2014
Connecting Shropshire connects Pontesbury exchange area to fibre broadband The roll-out of fibre based broadband across Shropshire passed another milestone this week as the final cabinet in Pontesbury exchange area was connected to the new faster fibre optic network.