We've helped make
the UK one of the world's leading digital nations
But there's more we want to do.
Our multi-billion pound investment in nationwide broadband has helped give the UK a leading position in international comparisons on internet speeds, availability and take-up by consumers.
The UK is the largest digital economy in the G20. We are proud to have played our part.
Find out here the facts about UK broadband and where we're going as a digital nation.
What's been achieved
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BT and Virgin Media have invested over £15bn in the UK's digital infrastructure in the last 5 yearsBT and Virgin fact sheet
9 out of 10 UK homes now have access to superfast broadbandCoverage fact sheet
Average UK broadband speeds have doubled in the last three yearsSpeed fact sheet
More than £10bn invested in our openreach network in the last 10 yearsInvestment fact sheet
What we want to do
The telecoms regulator, Ofcom, is considering options for the future governance of Openreach – the functionally separate network access business within BT Group that serves over 500 communications providers on equal terms. Find out more below on BT’s proposed reforms for Openreach and our vision for the UK’s digital future.
Seamless, competitively-priced communications access whenever and wherever customers need. At the speed they need.
BT and Ofcom have reached agreement on a long-term regulatory settlement that will see Openreach become a distinct, legally separate company within the BT Group with its own Board . The agreement is based upon voluntary commitments submitted by BT.
BT’s previous proposals in relation to Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications.