Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

Nov 20, 2014
Government officials given a glimpse of "virtual search and rescue" at Adastral Park UK Government Officials were given an insight into the high-tech world of ‘virtual search and rescue’ when they paid a fact-finding visit to BT’s main research and development centre, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath in Suffolk.

Nov 13, 2014
High-speed internet now available to 100,000 Norfolk homes and businesses thanks to Better Broadband for Norfolk programme Norfolk’s superfast broadband revolution is surging ahead of many other parts of the country as the County Council and BT today announced that 100,000 homes and businesses can now access high-speed internet services as a result of their Better Broadb

Oct 31, 2014
Suffolk first in the country to extend Better Broadband BDUK programme Following last week’s Suffolk County Council cabinet decision, plans to extend the rollout programme to help give households and business premises in Suffolk access to faster broadband speeds have been signed and sealed today.

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