Regional news releases

News releases for Scotland

Jul 15, 2014
Superfast broadband boost for thousands of homes and businesses More than 90,000 homes and businesses in 18 local authority areas across Scotland will be next to get fibre broadband in the latest phase of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

Jul 15, 2014
Ross-Shire, Orkney and Sutherland join the fibre broadband roll-out Residents and businesses in areas of Ross-shire, Orkney and Sutherland are to join the growing number of people able to access fibre broadband in the Highlands and Islands as part of a publicly funded project.

Jul 10, 2014
Glasgow becomes first Scottish city to offer free Wifi Today (10 July 2014), Glasgow has become the first Scottish city to offer free BT Wi-fi in the city centre’s streets and public spaces.

Jul 9, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Lanark and Larkhall Super-fast broadband has arrived in Lanark and Larkhall, BT announced today.

Jul 9, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Gourock Super-fast broadband has arrived in Gourock, BT announced today.

Jul 8, 2014
Superfast broadband comes to Falkland FIFERS are getting the chance to find out more about superfast broadband – and how it can benefit their lives – at a special event in Falkland Library.

Jul 8, 2014
Superfast broadband goes live in Luncarty More homes and businesses in Perth and Kinross are to benefit from a scheme to deliver super-fast internet speeds – and the people of Luncarty will be some of the first in the area to benefit.

Jul 1, 2014
Superfast broadband – makes a healthy difference Residents in Mauchline got just what the doctor ordered, with the arrival of fibre broadband. The village is one of the first in East Ayrshire to benefit from a scheme to deliver super-fast internet speeds and, thanks to it, ‘tele-healthcare’.

Jun 30, 2014
Super-fast fibre broadband goes live in Kilwinning Super-fast broadband has arrived in Kilwinning, BT announced today.

Jun 19, 2014
Nairn community project wins national award BT-supported digital inclusion project in Nairn has won national recognition for a scheme which saw local school-children help older people to get online.