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BT completes transfer of 31,000 employees to Openreach

BT completes transfer of 31,000 employees to Openreach

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 09:40 BST

BT Group has announced completion of the transfer of 31,000 employees to Openreach. This marks the final step in the creation of a more independent, legally separate business.

Creation of a more independent Openreach nears completion, as BT Group consults on transfer of 31,000 employees

Creation of a more independent Openreach nears completion, as BT Group consults on transfer of 31,000 employees

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2018 09:15 BST

The creation of a more independent Openreach Limited is nearing completion, after BT Group today announced significant progress by starting formal consultation on the transfer of around 31,000 employees to the new legally separate business.

New Openreach wholesale pricing structure for fibre broadband

New Openreach wholesale pricing structure for fibre broadband

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2018 07:01 BST

Openreach has today announced a new, supplementary wholesale discount structure for fibre broadband in return for volume commitments.

WLA review – BT financial impact

WLA review – BT financial impact

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2018 09:26 GMT

BT notes the publication of Ofcom’s Wholesale Local Access review (WLA) draft statement this morning.

Berkeley Group says ultrafast broadband is now a ‘must have’ for new home buyers

Berkeley Group says ultrafast broadband is now a ‘must have’ for new home buyers

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2017 12:49 BST

The Berkeley Group – one of the UK’s best known developers of new homes - says access to ultrafast broadband is now almost as important to new home buyers as running water and electricity.

Openreach seeks support to future-proof digital Britain

Openreach seeks support to future-proof digital Britain

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 17:33 BST

Consultation launched to build the case for a new, large-scale ‘full fibre’ broadband network

Openreach showcases fastest ever consumer broadband

Openreach showcases fastest ever consumer broadband

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 13:00 BST

Openreach today launched the world’s first ever live demonstration of a 100Gbps or ‘hyperfast’ broadband service at BT’s R&D centre at Adastral Park.

​Openreach to consult on future investment in Britain’s digital infrastructure

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2017 07:11 BST

Openreach, the UK’s leading telecoms network infrastructure provider, will consult with its Communications Provider (CP) customers on how best to enhance broadband connectivity across Britain.

Ofcom investigation into BT's use of 'Deemed Consent'

Ofcom investigation into BT's use of 'Deemed Consent'

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 00:03 BST

​BT has acknowledged the findings of Ofcom’s investigation into the historical use of ‘Deemed Consent’ by its Openreach business.

BT and Ofcom reach agreement on future governance of Openreach

BT and Ofcom reach agreement on future governance of Openreach

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 07:01 GMT

BT and Ofcom have reached agreement on a long-term regulatory settlement that will see Openreach become a distinct, legally separate company with its own Board[1], within the BT Group.

Openreach Appoints Independent Board Members

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2017 07:15 GMT

Openreach has appointed Sir Brendan Barber and Edward Astle as independent members of a newly formed Board to oversee strategy, investment and service delivery at the UK’s leading digital infrastructure company.

Mike McTighe to be first Openreach Chairman

Mike McTighe to be first Openreach Chairman

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2016 20:24 GMT

Mike McTighe has been appointed the first Chairman of Openreach, BT’s local fixed network business.

Openreach makes gigabit speeds available across the UK's largest wholesale FTTP network

Openreach makes gigabit speeds available across the UK's largest wholesale FTTP network

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2016 12:17 GMT

Openreach, BT’s local network business, today announced that it will more than double the speeds available over its ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, boosting the maximum download speeds available from 330 megabits per second (Mbps) to up to one gigabit per second (Gbps).

Openreach and Huawei trial fastest Fibre-to-the-Premises broadband technology in European first

Openreach and Huawei trial fastest Fibre-to-the-Premises broadband technology in European first

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 12:05 BST

Openreach, BT’s local network business, and Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider, have become the first companies in Europe to trial an exciting new broadband technology which could super-charge speeds for businesses and consumers in the future.

Openreach selects Huawei and Nokia to support its ultrafast broadband roll-out

Press Releases   •   Sep 22, 2016 14:37 BST

Openreach has chosen two of the world’s leading communications technology companies, Huawei and Nokia, to provide a range of equipment in support of its ultrafast broadband roll out across the UK.

Openreach tests boost fibre broadband speeds over long lines in the Hebrides

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2016 08:44 BST

The remote community of North Tolsta on the Isle of Lewis is the first in Scotland to test a new technology to increase the speed of fibre broadband over long phone lines.

Openreach to be more independent and transparent

Openreach to be more independent and transparent

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2016 08:02 BST

BT today confirmed it has volunteered significant governance changes to further increase the independence and transparency of its local network business Openreach.

Openreach makes strong progress on customer service

Openreach makes strong progress on customer service

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 14:12 BST

Openreach, BT’s local network division, has delivered a strong improvement in customer service performance.

Openreach trials new duct and pole sharing process

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2016 10:46 BST

Five companies have begun fibre broadband deployments using Openreach infrastructure

Openreach to target one million SMEs with new ultrafast services

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 08:34 BST

Bath, Bradford, Bristol, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Salford first to benefit