Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

Jul 11, 2014
Better Broadband for Suffolk programme hits 36,000 properties milestone More than 36,000 homes and businesses can now connect to faster broadband - as the Better Broadband for Suffolk programme approaches its first full year of action.

Jun 13, 2014
First three communities to benefit from multi-million pound Superfast Essex broadband programme unveiled The first three communities to benefit from the Superfast Essex broadband programme have been revealed as the first three ‘live’ fibre broadband cabinets in the county were unveiled this week.

May 28, 2014
Better Broadband for Norfolk programme passes 50,000 premises milestone More than 50,000 Norfolk homes and businesses now have access to high speed fibre broadband, thanks to Norfolk County Council’s and BT’s Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme.

May 19, 2014
BT TO RECRUIT UP TO 150 ENGINEERS IN THE EAST OF ENGLAND BT today announced plans to create up to 150 new engineering jobs in the East of England as part of a major recruitment drive across the UK

Mar 28, 2014
BT Adastral Park, Suffolk, to host national finals of junior robotics programming competition. More than 50 teams of schoolchildren from across the UK will come to BT Adastral Park in Martlesham, Suffolk on Friday March 28th, to battle to be the first UK RoboCupJunior Cospace rescue champion.

Mar 26, 2014
Double digital boost for businesses in Peterborough From today, more companies in Peterborough can access superfast broadband and business support to help them lift off into a digital future.

Feb 27, 2014
BT ADASTRAL PARK JOBS BOOST FOR TECHNOLOGY GRADUATES AND APPRENTICES BT is creating more than 100 new graduate jobs and apprenticeships across East Anglia. The bulk of these roles will be based at Adastral Park, its globally-recognised technology and research headquarters.

Jan 28, 2014
BT Volunteers win support for community groups in the East of England BT is rewarding a three community groups and organisations in the East of England with grants of up to £1,000.

Dec 18, 2013
Better Broadband for Norfolk programme celebrates reaching 17,000 premises milestone on national Super Switch On Day The Better Broadband for Norfolk programme has already made high-speed fibre broadband available to more than 17,000 homes and businesses over the last six months.