Regional news releases

News releases for East Midlands

Nov 20, 2014
Blaby villages get access to high-speed fibre broadband The first homes and businesses in Blaby district to benefit from the county council’s £18.8m Superfast Leicestershire partnership with BT can now get high-speed fibre broadband.

Nov 12, 2014
BT volunteer wins £700 grant for The Brown Dog Charity in Coalville Leicestershire BT has rewarded The Brown Dog Charity in Coalville with a grant of £700 in recognition of the charity’s work raising vital funds for the fight against cancer.

Oct 29, 2014
Superfast Leicestershire reaches 10,000 homes and businesses More than 10,000 homes and businesses now have access to fibre broadband, thanks to the county council's £18.6 million Superfast Leicestershire project.

Oct 20, 2014
East Midlands benefits further as BT expands recruitment programme BT today announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the East Midlands with the creation of another 28 full time jobs.

Oct 14, 2014
Fibre broadband available to 12,000 homes and businesses in Derbyshire thanks to Digital Derbyshire More than 12,000 homes and businesses across Derbyshire now have access to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the Digital Derbyshire partnership.

Oct 10, 2014
Superfast Northamptonshire passes major “halfway” milestone More than 28,000 homes and businesses across Northamptonshire now have access to high speed fibre broadband thanks to the Superfast Northamptonshire project.

Oct 6, 2014
Nottinghamshire Broadband programme tops 10,000 homes and businesses More than 10,000 homes and businesses across Nottinghamshire now have access to faster broadband speeds as part of the Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire (BBfN) partnership.

Sep 5, 2014
High-speed fibre broadband arrives for more than 2,000 Harborough homes and businesses A project to bring improved internet speeds to rural areas has already made fibre broadband available to more than 2,000 homes and businesses in the Harborough district.

Aug 18, 2014
Nottinghamshire construction company builds momentum as it sets superfast broadband milestone Local firm Gusto Construction has found that slow broadband speeds are a thing of the past after becoming Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire’s first superfast broadband customer.

Aug 13, 2014
More than 21,800 Northamptonshire homes and businesses now have access to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to superfast Northamptonshire programme Northamptonshire County Council has today announced that more than 21,800 homes and businesses in the county can now get faster fibre broadband as the multi million pound Superfast Northamptonshire project continues at pace bringing the high-speed te