Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

Aug 21, 2014
Brentwood welcomes Superfast Essex broadband Brentwood has joined the Superfast Essex broadband programme as one of the first ‘live’ fibre broadband cabinets was unveiled at the Hutton Industrial Estate this week.

Aug 8, 2014
Superfast Essex marks 1st Anniversary milestone as UK project reaches more than 1million homes and businesses More than 3,600 Essex households can now access high speed fibre broadband thanks to the Superfast Essex programme, which celebrates its first anniversary of the contract being signed this month.

Aug 8, 2014
Superfast broadband reaches 1 million more homes and businesses The Government has announced today that superfast broadband is reaching more than 1 million across homes and businesses the UK. In Hertfordshire thousands of homes and businesses can benefit from faster internet speeds, thanks to the Connected Counti

Aug 8, 2014
CULTURE AND DIGITAL INDUSTRIES MINISTER PAYS TRIBUTE TO RAPID ROLL-OUT OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE SUPERFAST BROADBAND PARTNERSHIP Culture and Digital Industries Minister Ed Vaizey today hailed the progress of the Connecting Cambridgeshire partnership, which has already made high-speed fibre broadband available to more than 30,000 homes and businesses in rural parts of the count

Jul 31, 2014
Superfast broadband arrives for more Hertfordshire businesses Businesses based at Maylands Business Park are celebrating having access to faster broadband today, as part of Connected Counties – the £18.06 million partnership to transform speeds for thousands of businesses and residents in Hertfordshire and

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