Milton Keynes and Beds councils sign £12 million fibre broadband deal 
September 2, 2013
Milton Keynes and Beds councils sign £12 million fibre broadband deal
Thirty three thousand homes and businesses in Milton Keynes, Bedford borough and across central Bedfordshire will soon be able to beckon the beauty that is fibre broadband – all thanks to a newly signed multi-million pound partnership project.


Superfast broadband put the spark into Leicestershire’s creative digital industry 
August 30, 2013
Superfast broadband put the spark into Leicestershire’s creative digital industry
BT and Leicestershire County Council have just signed a £16.9 million high-speed broadband deal, which is set to transform Leicestershire’s economy.


Superfast Nottinghamshire 
August 28, 2013
Norfolk communities get set for superfast broadband access
Slow broadband speeds will soon be a thing of the past for Nottinghamshire. BT was recently awarded a £20 million contract by Nottinghamshire County Council to roll out superfast broadband speeds across the county.


Cornish scones 
August 14, 2013
Cornwall coverage passes 70 per cent
The historic villages of Tintagel and Boscastle are among the latest Cornish communities to get superfast broadband as a result of the Superfast Cornwall partnership.


Norfolk countryside 
August 14, 2013
Norfolk communities get set for superfast broadband access
A further 16,200 homes and businesses in 71 Norfolk communities can look forward to high-speed fibre broadband access by the end of the year, after Norfolk County Council and BT announced the next areas to benefit from their Better Broadband for Norfolk programme.


Suffolk County Council 
August 14, 2013
Ahead of schedule – Suffolk homes and businesses get early broadband boost
More than 2,500 homes and businesses across Suffolk will be the first to benefit from a multi-million pound partnership between Suffolk County Council, BT and the government to make high-speed fibre broadband more widely available in the county.


Oxford County Council 
August 14, 2013
Better broadband on its way to Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire County Council has awarded a multi-million-pound contract to BT, marking the start of a two and a half-year programme to bring better broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in the county.


Welsh flag 
August 8, 2013
Superfast Cymru celebrates first birthday
Superfast Cymru has marked the first anniversary of its launch by announcing that more than 100,000 homes and businesses in Wales are expected to have access to high speed fibre broadband, as a direct result of the project, by the end of the year.


Welsh flag 
August 8, 2013
Superfast Cymru celebrates first birthday
Superfast Cymru has marked the first anniversary of its launch by announcing that more than 100,000 homes and businesses in Wales are expected to have access to high speed fibre broadband, as a direct result of the project, by the end of the year.


Lancashire businesses hail Business Support Centre opening	 
August 8, 2013
Lancashire businesses hail Business Support Centre opening
Superfast Lancashire has cut the ribbon on its brand new, state-of-the-art Business Support Centre in Leyland.


First rural communities set to benefit from Devon and Somerset superfast broadband partnership announced 
August 8, 2013
First rural communities set to benefit from Devon and Somerset superfast broadband partnership announced
Seven rural towns and villages have been named as the first communities to benefit from a £94 million Connecting Devon and Somerset superfast broadband partnership.


Superfast North Yorkshire celebrates super first birthday 
August 8, 2013
Superfast North Yorkshire celebrates super first birthday
Superfast North Yorkshire is celebrating its first birthday by announcing that 50,000 homes and businesses can now access high-speed fibre broadband as a direct result of the project.


Dorset goes digital in £31 million superfast broadband deal 
August 8, 2013
Dorset goes digital in £31 million superfast broadband deal
A multi-million pound contract to deliver faster broadband speeds to thousands more homes and businesses in Dorset was signed this July.


Superfast broadband one step closer for thousands more in Herts and Bucks 
June 27, 2013
Superfast broadband one step closer for thousands more in Herts and Bucks
An £18.06 million project to transform broadband speeds for thousands more businesses and residents across Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire has been announced.


Better broadband boost for Norfolk homes and businesses 
June 26, 2013
Better broadband boost for Norfolk homes and businesses
The Better Broadband for Norfolk programme is set to bring an early bonus to thousands of people living and working in the county as around 30 locations are due to get faster broadband at least three months ahead of schedule.


West Midlands War Veterans 
June 14, 2013
West Midlands war veterans help next generation fibre broadband
A £14.57 million project to transform broadband speeds for homes and businesses across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire is now under way.


Ranulf Scarborough, programme director for Superfast Cornwall

June 7, 2013
Superfast Cornwall – ‘just under eighty per cent of the county now connected to fibre’
In this one minute video, Ranulf Scarborough, programme director for Superfast Cornwall, gives a snapshot progress report on the roll-out of fibre broadband across Cornwall under the Superfast Cornwall programme.


Welsh village with the longest name gets internet ‘short-cut’

June 6, 2013
Welsh village with the longest name gets internet ‘short-cut’
It might have the longest name in the UK but Welsh village Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, has succeeded in at least making one thing a whole lot shorter – the time it takes to surf the internet.


East Sussex County Council clinches multi-million pound fibre broadband deal

June 5, 2013
East Sussex County Council clinches multi-million pound fibre broadband deal
Thousands of homes and businesses across East Sussex can expect faster broadband speeds thanks to an agreement signed between BT and the county council.


West Sussex County Council signs £20 million superfast broadband deal

May 28, 2013
West Sussex County Council signs £20 million superfast broadband deal
Fibre broadband will be rolled out to around 98 per cent of West Sussex homes and businesses within the next three years, thanks to a multi-million partnership project between West Sussex County Council and BT.


Prime minister welcomes superfast fibre broadband to Chipping Norton

May 28, 2013
Prime minister welcomes superfast fibre broadband to Chipping Norton
David Cameron has welcomed the arrival of high-speed fibre broadband in the Oxfordshire village of Chipping Norton, which falls within his Witney constituency.


Partnership spells good news for businesses and residents of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

May 28, 2013
Partnership spells good news for businesses and residents of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
Opportunities galore await thousands of people and businesses in Staffordshire thanks to a new multi-million pound superfast broadband partnership.


George Osborne hails Cheshire’s broadband revolution

May 8, 2013
George Osborne hails Cheshire’s broadband revolution
A £29 million project between BT and four Cheshire councils which will provide access to high-speed fibre broadband to 96 per cent of the county’s population has been praised by local MP George Osborne.


iNorthumberland programme to boost broadband speeds across England’s most sparsely populated county

May 8, 2013
iNorthumberland programme to boost broadband speeds across England’s most sparsely populated county
Northumberland County Council and BT have announced an £18.9 million pound deal to roll-out high-speed fibre broadband to 95 per cent of homes and businesses in the county.


No missing out on fibre broadband for Binfield Heath’s determined residents

April 19, 2013
No missing out on fibre broadband for Binfield Heath’s determined residents
Residents of Binfield Heath in Oxfordshire are bracing themselves for a fabulous fibre future following an agreement signed between their local Parish Council and BT to upgrade the broadband network.


UK’s largest wholesale fibre network continues to expand

April 11, 2013
UK’s largest wholesale fibre network continues to expand
BT has confirmed that it’s fibre broadband network has now passed more than fifteen million premises, with the result that more than half of UK homes and businesses can now access much faster connection speeds.


New age of communications beckons for Highlands and Islands

April 3, 2013
New age of communications beckons for Highlands and Islands
A £146 million investment project to deliver high speed fibre broadband across the Highlands and Islands is being hailed as the UK’s most complex and challenging broadband project ever.


Kensington and Chelsea residents set for fabulous fibre future

April 3, 2013
Kensington and Chelsea residents set for fabulous fibre future
People living in Kensington and Chelsea can look forward to having greater access to the latest generation of fibre broadband services thanks to an agreement reached between Openreach and the the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.


Shropshire council signs £24.6 million deal to bring faster broadband ‘evolution’

April 3, 2013
Shropshire council signs £24.6 million deal to bring faster broadband ‘evolution’
More than 90 per cent of Shropshire homes and businesses will benefit from the availability of high-speed fibre broadband within the next three years as a result of a multi-million partnership project between Shropshire Council and BT.


Hampshire heads for broadband fast lane

March 25, 2013
Hampshire heads for broadband fast lane
More than 57,000 homes and business premises across Hampshire will benefit from superfast broadband following a £13.8 million deal signed between Hampshire County Council and BT.


Northamptonshire set for superfast broadband

March 25, 2013
Northamptonshire set for superfast broadband.
Homes and businesses in Northamptonshire are poised to benefit from access to world-class fibre broadband speeds thanks to the signing of a deal between BT and Northampton County Council.


Broadband partnership will help ‘Make Kent Quicker’

March 25, 2013
Broadband partnership will help ‘Make Kent Quicker’
One of the biggest infrastructure projects in Kent’s history will begin this year following a deal between BT and Kent County Council.


Lincolnshire prepares for fibre broadband boost

March 25, 2013
Lincolnshire prepares for fibre broadband boost
Lincolnshire County Council and BT have revealed details for the planned roll-out of superfast broadband across the county.


Cornwall’s fibre footprint to expand to 95 per cent of county thanks to breakthrough by Openreach

March 15, 2013
Cornwall’s fibre footprint to expand to 95 per cent of county thanks to breakthrough by Openreach
Ninety five per cent of homes and businesses in Cornwall are set to benefit from fibre broadband, according to those running Superfast Cornwall programme.


Recycling under-sea cables delivers fibre broadband to the Isles of Scilly

March 13, 2013
Recycling under-sea cables delivers fibre broadband to the Isles of Scilly
BT is to recycle redundant sub-sea fibre optic cables to ensure that residents on the Isle of Scilly have access to the company’s world-class broadband network.


PM gives thumbs up to BT’s plans to hire a further 1,000 fibre engineers

March 13, 2013
PM gives thumbs up to BT’s plans to hire a further 1,000 fibre engineers
Prime minister David Cameron has welcomed BT’s decision to hire more than 1,000 extra engineers to install fibre broadband in people’s homes and businesses.


Devon and Somerset sign up to fibre project

February 6, 2013
Devon and Somerset sign up to fibre project
Devon and Somerset have signed a £94 million project that will see BT roll-out its fibre network to more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses by the end of 2016.


BT’s fibre network now passes more than 13 million homes and businesses

February 5, 2013
BT’s fibre network now passes more than 13 million homes and businesses
The roll-out of BT’s fibre broadband network continues to gather pace after it was announced that it now passes more than 13 million homes and business in the UK.


Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire chose BT to secure fibre future

February 5, 2013
Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire chose BT to secure fibre future
Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire have become the latest counties to announce that they are teaming up with BT to help extend the deployment of fibre.


Oxfordshire villagers take novel approach to get fibre

January 17, 2013
Oxfordshire villagers take novel approach to get fibre
Residents in an Oxfordshire village have agreed to club together to help pay for fibre to be rolled out in their community.


Norfolk next in line for fibre upgrade

December 24, 2012
Norfolk next in line for fibre upgrade
A multimillion-pound contract between Norfolk County Council and BT aims to nearly double the number of Norfolk homes and businesses able to access fibre broadband within three years, has been announced.


Suffolk gets set for fibre

December 24, 2012
Suffolk gets set for fibre
More than nine in 10 homes and businesses in Suffolk are set to have access to fibre broadband by the end of 2015 following an agreement between the county council and BT.


Herefordshire and Gloucestershire make joint bid to get fibre

December 19, 2012
Herefordshire and Gloucestershire make joint bid to get fibre
Herefordshire and Gloucestershire have created a broadband first by becoming the first counties to launch a joint bid to bring fibre to rural areas.


Village people are fibre pioneers

December 10, 2012
Village people are fibre pioneers
A small village in Oxfordshire is making history by becoming the first community in the UK to have its copper telephone wires replaced entirely by fibre optic cables.


BT to cut wholesale FTTP costs

December 6, 2012
BT to cut wholesale FTTP costs
BT is to slash the wholesale rental price of its ultra-fast 330Mbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service by 37 per cent by next summer.


EU flags

November 22, 2012
BT welcomes EC decision for BDUK funding go-ahead
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light for state aid to be used to help roll-out next generation broadband across the UK.


Lightweight overhead fibre

November 19, 2012
Lightweight overhead fibre
The roll-out of superfast fibre broadband in Cornwall has challenged BT to develop a lightweight overhead fibre cable for use on traditional telephone poles.


BT demos ‘future-proofed’ xGPON in Cornwall

November 19, 2012
BT demos ‘future-proofed’ xGPON in Cornwall
BT has set up a demonstration of 10Gbps broadband at an engineering firm in Cornwall as part of the fibre broadband roll-out to the county.


Fibre broadband helps revolutionise family life

November 7, 2012
Fibre broadband helps revolutionise family life
The arrival of fibre broadband can be an exciting event for any community. Just ask Trefor Davies from Lincoln.


BT recruits more ex-servicemen for fibre deployment

October 24, 2012
BT recruits more ex-servicemen for fibre deployment
As many as 250 engineers are to be recruited from the Armed Forces to help Openreach continue the roll-out of fibre across the UK.


“Superfast North Yorkshire” takes giant stride forwards in fibre roll-out

October 03, 2012
“Superfast North Yorkshire” takes giant stride forwards in fibre roll-out
There were celebrations in Amotherby and Ainderby Steeple at the weekend after they were named as the first two communities to benefit from the multi-million pound “Superfast North Yorkshire” project.


Surrey to become ‘best connected’ county in the UK

September 14, 2012
Surrey to become ‘best connected’ county in the UK
Nearly 100% of Surrey businesses and homes are to have access to fibre broadband by the end of 2014 following a landmark agreement between the county council and BT.


Matobo Films

September 7, 2012
Film-maker credits fibre broadband for business transformation
An award-winning film-maker from Truro, Cornwall, has spoken of the improvements fibre broadband has made to his company.


Digital Rutland

August 1, 2012
Digital Rutland – the movie!
Watch a video of the contract signing between Rutland County Council and BT – and see what it means to the county, local people and employers.


ARCOL

July 31, 2012
Cornwall celebrates 10,000th fibre broadband customer
An electronics manufacturer in Truro has become the 10,000th Cornish customer to plug in to fibre optic broadband that is being rolled out across the county by BT.


Wales chooses BT to help it become fibre broadband leader

July 24, 2012
Wales chooses BT to help it become fibre broadband leader
Wales is set to become a global leader in fibre broadband as the result of an ambitious project announced by the Welsh Government and BT.


North Yorkshire project signing

July 20, 2012
Nine in ten homes and businesses in North Yorkshire to get fibre broadband
North Yorkshire - England’s largest rural county - has won the race to be the first county to deploy fibre broadband using Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds.


BT engineer

June 28, 2012
Openreach announces 98 new fibre locations
Nearly 800,000 homes and businesses are to have access to high speed broadband after Openreach announced 98 new exchange areas to be enabled as part of BT’s £2.5bn investment in fibre.


Openreach engineer with vans

June 28, 2012
Eight sites named for FTTP on demand pilot
Openreach - BT’s local network division – has revealed eight locations where it will pilot the delivery of fibre to the premises (FTTP) on demand.


Superfast Cornwall

June 6, 2012
Superfast Cornwall labs will build Cornwall’s reputation as a leader in innovation
Villages in Cornwall – where BT is rolling out superfast broadband as part of a partnership with the local authority - are pioneering new technologies to help benefit the local community.


Digital Rutland

May 21, 2012
England’s most rural county crowned ‘Digital Rutland’
Rutland has become the latest local authority to work in partnership with BT to roll-out fast, affordable fibre broadband across the county.


Ian Livingston

May 14, 2012
BT fibre whizzes past 10m milestone
The roll-out of BT’s fibre broadband network is months ahead of schedule after the company announced today that it’s now available to ten million homes and businesses. 


Your Hired

April 17, 2012
BT creates 150 full-time fibre broadband jobs
One hundred and fifty new engineering jobs are to be created thanks to BT’s ongoing investment in fibre broadband. 


BT Infinity

April 13, 2012
Fibre broadband speeds just got a whole lot quicker
Broadband speeds in the UK are set to accelerate after BT announced plans to increase its fibre broadband speeds for free.


Poppy Signs

April 6, 2012
Fibre brings big business benefits for Lancashire-based Poppy Signs
Independent economic analysis of the £62.5 million pound project to bring fibre broadband to virtually all of Lancashire suggests it could deliver a £100 shot in the arm to the local economy.


Purple Pig

April 6, 2012
Lancashire business Purple Pig IT reaps rewards of fibre
As a result of upgrading to fibre it    has enabled Purple Pig IT to offer a broader range of services to customers - including managed Microsoft Exchange and cloud services.


Lancashire County Council

April 3, 2012
Lancashire gets broadband boost
Lancashire’s economy has been given a broadband boost after the county council (LCC) agreed a £62.5 million project with BT.


Blue fibre

March 29, 2012
Small village to be ‘fibre-only’ – a UK first
BT has named Deddington, Oxfordshire, as the first place in the country where the traditional copper telephone network is to be replaced with fibre.


Fiber Green Image

February 6, 2012
UK braces itself for ultra-fast broadband following successful trial
BT is to carry out further trials that could see ultra-fast fibre broadband piped directly into homes and businesses if people request it.


Fibre strands

31 January 2012
SFBB conquers Cornwall’s St Michael’s Mount
Super-fast fibre broadband has arrived at one of the country’s most spectacular landmarks.


Cornwall LTE trial extended

31 January 2012
Cornwall LTE trial extended
BT is extending until June a pioneering multi-operator trial that is providing next generation broadband to customers in rural Cornwall.


Fibre broadband to be pumped into people’s homes

31 January 2012
Fibre broadband to be pumped into people’s homes
Openreach is pushing ahead with Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) by launching a trial to include some 1,000 apartment blocks.


Next phase

13 December 2011
Openreach announces more homes and business to get superfast broadband
More than 1.8 million homes and businesses are to get superfast broadband after Openreach named a further 178 exchanges that are to received fibre.


Ian Livingston and David Cameron

5 December 2011
PM meets BT to discuss fibre broadband progress
Prime Minister David Cameron met with BT chief executive Ian Livingston today to hear about the company's vision for Broadband Britain.


BT Retail reveals its fastest-ever broadband

16 November 2011
BT Retail reveals its fastest-ever broadband
BT Retail has unveiled an ultra-fast broadband service with download speeds of up to 100Mbps matching Virgin Media’s fastest service but with 50 per cent quicker upload speeds.


superfast fibre

8 November 2011
Superfast Cornwall celebrates World Communications Awards win
Superfast Cornwall - the pioneering project to bring superfast broadband across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly - was named Project of the Year at the World Communication Awards.


Colourful fibre optics

1 November 2011
SFBB roll-out even speedier
Superfast broadband is being rolled out so quickly that two thirds of UK premises will have access to fibre by the end of 2014 – a year earlier than expected.


Bright fibre

26 October 2011
Cornwall SFBB roll-out happening at superfast speed
Parts of East Cornwall are to get superfast broadband at least three months early as the first major phase of the pioneering Superfast Cornwall initiative kicks off ahead of schedule.


Derry

20 October 2011
Derry secures fibre first
Derry has become the first city in the UK and Ireland to be completely wired up with superfast broadband.


Liv Garfield

6 October 2011
UK to be propelled up the broadband league tables
Openreach has unveiled a hat trick of developments that will help the UK achieve its goal of becoming a world-beating broadband nation.


Small business

3 October 2011
Superfast broadband a must for UK business
Six in ten (58 per cent) of UK businesses maintain that superfast broadband is vital to their business, according to a report out today.


Print It For Me

29 September 2011
Design and print business thriving on fibre broadband
Since having superfast broadband installed, Derry-based Print It For Me.com has seen download speed rocket from 3MB to 30MB with upload speeds now 20 times faster at 4-5MB.


Openreach van

23 September 2011
One year on: Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly take note of superfast broadband progress
It’s a year since the announcement to invest up to £132 million in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to roll-out superfast broadband. So what exactly has happened over the last 12 months?


WCA 2011

23 September 2011
Superfast Cornwall nominated for World Communication Awards
Superfast Cornwall – the initiative to bring superfast fibre broadband to up to 90 per cent of premises in the county and the Isles of Scilly – has been shortlisted as a finalist in World Communications Awards for “Project of the Year”.



Openreach van

14 September 2011
Million more to benefit from fibre
More than one million extra homes and businesses are set to benefit from access to superfast broadband as BT continues to roll-out superfast broadband at pace.


Ian Livingston

19 August 2011
BT welcomes government broadband investment
BT has welcomed news that the government is to invest just over £363 million to help boost the availability of broadband in England and Scotland.


Bill Murphy

17 August 2011
BT offers further major investment in superfast broadband
BT has called on government and public sector organisations around the country to work together to ensure that all parts of the UK benefit from fibre broadband.


Speed

17 August 2011
85 per cent of businesses in Northern Ireland have access to SFBB
Eighty-five per cent of businesses in Northern Ireland now have access to superfast broadband after its Next Generation Broadband Project was completed on time and on budget.


Fibre

28 July 2011
SFBB passes 5m milestone
BT has confirmed that it has now passed more than five million premises in the UK with its superfast broadband (SFBB) network.


Extra Extra!

21 June 2011
Good news travels fast
There’s been a flurry of positive reaction across the country to news that Openreach plans to make superfast broadband available for an extra one million more homes and businesses by 2012.


Liv Garfield

17 June 2011
Further exchange locations keep superfast broadband plans buoyant
Openreach has revealed sixty six new exchange locations across Britain, which will eventually make superfast broadband available for around one million more homes and businesses by 2012.


Isle of Bute

17 June 2011
White space trials look promising for ‘not-spot’ areas
Openreach is trialling new wireless broadband access technology on the Isle of Bute, off the west coast of Scotland.


Ian Livinston in Cornwall

27 May 2011
Cornwall speeds to SFBB
BT Wholesale has underlined its commitment to use a mix of next generation access (NGA) technologies to bring broadband to remote areas of the UK.


Cornwall 4G

26 May 2011
Cornwall first to trial 4G technology for speedy broadband
BT Wholesale has underlined its commitment to use a mix of next generation access (NGA) technologies to bring broadband to remote areas of the UK.


Fibre strands

19 May 2011
No ‘silver bullet” for fibre roll-out in Scotland
There is no “silver bullet” that can solve the issue of delivering next generation broadband (NGB) to rural parts of the UK, a conference was told last week.


leaping man

17 May 2011
SFBB – “a massive leap forward” says Cornwall’s newly connected
The roll-out of superfast broadband (SFBB) by BT in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is already having an impact in the South-West.


Fibre speeds

17 May 2011
Fibre speeds set to ‘roughly double’ in 2012
BT has announced that it expects to ‘roughly double’ the download speeds of its fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) service next year.


ex-armed forces personnel

10 May 2011
Former troops called up for fibre assault
BT’s Openreach division is enlisting the help of some 200 ex-armed forces personnel to help deliver superfast fibre broadband to the UK.


Openreach engineer

22 April 2011
Millions more people to benefit from SFBB
The UK’s march to towards becoming a broadband super power took another giant stride recently with confirmation that a further 156 locations across the country will benefit from Openreach’s roll-out of superfast fibre broadband (SFBB).


Cornwall wakes up

20 April 2011
Cornwall wakes up to benefits of SFBB
Superfast broadband (SFBB) offers blistering speeds and rock-solid reliability that is perfect for today’s connected world. For home users, a music track can be downloaded in just two seconds, a whole album in 30 seconds and a feature length HD movie in just ten minutes.


Cornwall coastline

8 April 2011
Cornwall celebrates first superfast surfers
The first 50 customers in Cornwall are now enjoying superfast broadband (SFBB) following the roll-out of fibre in the county.


BT engineer

7 April 2011
Broadband Britain gets an injection of speed
Around 20 million UK homes and businesses (around 80% of the UK) will be able to access speeds of up to 20Mbps thanks to BT Wholesale’s decision to extend the availability of advanced copper broadband.


Ethernet cables

7 April 2011
Thumbs up for Ethernet milestone
BT Wholesale passed a major milestone this week by confirming it has reached 1,000 live fibre Ethernet nodes in the UK.


Fibre optic strands

5 April 2011
Regional authorities told: superfast broadband can jump-start rural regeneration
Representatives from local authorities and devolved assemblies learnt how superfast broadband can regenerate regional economies at an event at BT Tower in London.


Olivia Garfield

16 March 2011
Openreach announces new chief exec
Olivia Garfield has been named as the new chief executive of Openreach.


Johnny McQuoid, SFBB programme director for BT Group

8 March 2011
FTTP roll-out under the microscope
Last week a group of journalists and industry analysts went to Milton Keynes to see for themselves the progress BT is making rolling out superfast fibre-optic broadband.


Video highlights Cornwall’s SFBB journey

2 March 2011
Video highlights Cornwall’s SFBB journey
In September 2010 it was confirmed that Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are set to become one of the best connected locations in the world with the roll-out of superfast broadband (SFBB).


Northern Ireland leading Europe’s fibre revolution

2 March 2011
Northern Ireland leading Europe’s fibre revolution
People in Northern Ireland are going to be among the most well connected in Europe following BT’s decision to accelerate the roll-out of fibre broadband.


New Home Hub 3 is SFBB-ready

18 February 2011
New Home Hub 3 is SFBB-ready
BT’s new Home Hub 3 – which is available from the end of February – will be equipped to handle superfast broadband (SFBB).


New white paper addresses SFBB roll-out to final third

3 February 2011
New white paper addresses SFBB roll-out to final third
BT has published a new white paper that details the different approaches public bodies can take to rolling out next generation access in their region.


BT engineers ‘go extra mile’ to meet fibre deadline

1 February 2011
BT engineers ‘go extra mile’ to meet fibre deadline
Two BT engineers have gone the extra mile – or five kilometres to be exact – to ensure superfast broadband is available to homes and businesses in Stepping Hill, near Manchester.


Cumbrian conference hears about broadband plans

1 February 2011
Cumbrian conference hears about broadband plans
More than a hundred people attended the Broadband Meets Localism conference at Carlisle racecourse recently to hear about the future developments for Cumbria.


SFBB – it’s what you do with it that counts

1 February 2011
SFBB – it’s what you do with it that counts
KDS is a leading technology provider in Northern Ireland. Working in conjunction with the Department of Finance and personnel (DFP), it has launched a scheme called ‘Bridging the Digital Divide’ aimed at bringing internet access to everyone in Northern Ireland.


Steve Robertson

26 January 2011
Openreach reveals draft duct and pole sharing proposals
Openreach, BT’s local access network division, has announced the draft pricing and design proposals for its new duct and pole sharing products.


BT pushes boundaries of superfast broadband

24 January 2011
Forty one market towns secure future fibre investment
More than 40 market towns across the UK have been chosen to get BT’s superfast fibre broadband.


First Olympic Games fibres installed in Olympic Park

24 January 2011
First Olympic Games fibres installed in Olympic Park
The Openreach Olympic and Paralympic Games operational delivery team passed a significant milestone in autumn 2010 when the first fibre cables were installed in the Olympic Park.


Fibre partnership ensures Northern Ireland prospers

24 January 2011
Fibre partnership ensures Northern Ireland prospers
It’s widely known that BT has made a £2.5 billion commitment to roll-out fibre-based superfast broadband to two-thirds of UK homes and businesses by 2015.


SFBB: You’ve been framed!

24 January 2011
SFBB: You’ve been framed!
So, what has superfast broadband and a picture framing business got in common? Well, on the face of it, not very much.


Northern Ireland a shining light of fibre roll-out

24 January 2011
Northern Ireland a shining light of fibre roll-out
Northern Ireland’s enterprise minister Arlene Foster has been speaking to Publicservice.co.uk about the roll-out of fibre in the region.


Fibre is great for business

24 January 2011
Fibre is great for business
Superfast broadband is great. But it’s what you do with it that counts.