Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

Oct 20, 2014
BT expands recruitment programme in the East of England BT today announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the East of England, which takes the number of new jobs created in the region since the Spring to more than 180.

Oct 13, 2014
Superfast broadband boost for businesses in Elstree Businesses based at Centennial Business Park are celebrating having access to faster broadband today, as part of Connected Counties – the £18.06 million partnership to transform internet speeds for thousands of businesses and residents in Hertfo

Oct 8, 2014
Senior BT Human Resources executive joins BT East of England board, with responsibility for Norfolk. John McGee has been appointed as a new member of the BT East of England board, with responsibility for Norfolk

Sep 16, 2014
Halfway there for Better Broadband for Suffolk programme More than 50,000 homes and businesses can now connect to faster fibre broadband, as the Better Broadband for Suffolk programme reaches its halfway point more than six weeks ahead of schedule.

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.