Regional news releases

News releases for East Midlands

Jul 14, 2014
Superfast Northamptonshire project expands to 3,000 extra homes and businesses The Superfast Northamptonshire project today announced that it will be making high-speed fibre broadband available to more than 3,000 extra homes and businesses, at no additional cost to the initiative.

Jun 24, 2014
MORE THAN 2,000 DERBYSHIRE HOMES AND BUSINESSES GET ACCESS TO FIBRE BROADBAND AND NEW AREAS ANNOUNCED Around 2,200 businesses and homes now have access to faster internet connections as a result of the first phase of the Digital Derbyshire superfast broadband roll-out being completed.

Jun 16, 2014
Diseworth residents and businesses celebrate becoming ‘Disewired’ Diseworth residents and businesses have welcomed the news that they will be included in plans to extend superfast fibre broadband to rural areas.

Jun 9, 2014
Going live – fibre broadband programme puts world in motion for Nottinghamshire More than 500 homes and businesses in Collingham will become the first to benefit from the £20m Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire (BBfN) programme.

Jun 3, 2014
Fibre broadband coming this year to Hathersage, Grindleford and Hope Valley Work to bring superfast broadband to businesses and residents in Derbyshire continues with more than eight miles of cable being laid to upgrade Grindleford Exchange.

Jun 2, 2014
First communities to benefit from £18.6m fibre broadband roll-out are announced An £18.6m project to bring superfast fibre broadband to rural Leicestershire today announced the first communities to benefit from the scheme.

May 19, 2014
BT TO RECRUIT UP TO 50 ENGINEERS IN THE EAST MIDLANDS BT today announced plans to create up to 50 new engineering jobs in the East Midlands as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK.

May 7, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Eckington, Leabrooks, Shirebrook and Wirksworth Super-fast fibre broadband has arrived in Eckington, Leabrooks, Shirebrook and Wirksworth, BT announced today.

May 7, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in West Wigston Super-fast fibre broadband has arrived in West Wigston, BT announced today.