Regional news releases

News releases for East Midlands

May 22, 2015
£6.3 million deal to make Nottinghamshire an even better connected county Around 15,000 more homes and businesses in Nottinghamshire will be able to get high-speed fibre broadband, following the announcement of a new £6.3 million deal to extend one of the county’s most ambitious infrastructure projects.

May 21, 2015
Campaigners welcome faster broadband as superfast Leicestershire reaches halfway stage More than 37,000 homes and businesses across Leicestershire are now able to benefit from fast fibre broadband thanks to the Superfast Leicestershire project.

May 12, 2015
BT employees set for Alaska climbing challenge Two BT employees working at the company’s national distribution centre at Magna Park, near Leicester, are getting ready to tackle one of the toughest mountains on the planet as they raise money for charity.

May 6, 2015
Work programme gives an insight into life as an Openreach engineer Jobseekers in Nottingham are hoping valuable experience gained with BT’s local network business Openreach will give them a better chance of finding employment in the future.

Mar 26, 2015
Nottingham city centre set to benefit from free BT Wi-fi BT and Nottingham City Council today announced they are joining forces to make free wi-fi available across much of the city centre.

Mar 25, 2015
Fibre broadband takes off at famous Lincolnshire RAF base Broadband speeds at the Lincolnshire home of the famous Red Arrows are soaring thanks to the county council’s broadband partnership with BT.

Mar 13, 2015
More Leicestershire homes and businesses gearing up to reach the high-speed broadband fast lane A £9.2 million contract to expand high-speed broadband to even more rural communities across Leicestershire was signed today (Friday).

Mar 5, 2015
East Midlands to Benefit from BT Plans to Create 1,000 New Apprenticeship and Graduate Jobs BT today announced that the East Midlands is to benefit from plans to create 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs in the UK this year

Mar 5, 2015
BT apprentices helping to switch on Digital Derbyshire BT apprentices are playing a key role in the roll-out of superfast broadband across Derbyshire.

Feb 18, 2015
Broadband rollout gathers pace in Lutterworth Thousands of people living and working in Lutterworth and the surrounding villages are now benefitting from faster download (and upload) speeds after signing up to fibre broadband.