Single high-level impulse noise kicked in with morning cuppa. Owner vows never to use the set again
22 Sep 2020
Openreach boss denies BT selling stake in UK's national broadband plumber
KCOM owner Macquarie was said to be among suitors
15 May 2020
Openreach tells El Reg it'll kill off copper sales in 118 UK locations next year
Comms regulator Ofcom yet to rubberstamp proposals
13 May 2020
BT Openreach prepares to declare UK MBORCed* as all new phone line installations halted over coronavirus
Updated*Not a new backcronym, but 'Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control'
25 Mar 2020
Broadband providers can now flog Openreach's new IP voice network in bid to ditch UK's copper phone lines by 2025
Needing a landline will soon be a thing of the past
03 Mar 2020
Looking for a great value broadband deal? War-torn Syria will do you proud
UK internet costs shamed by European colleagues, but at least it's not Eritrea
21 Jan 2020
Go on, eat your fibre, new build contractors. It's free! OpenReach lowers limit for free FTTP connections
You may not have plumbing to the premises, but by god you'll have fibre
14 Jan 2020
Not to Nokia, but someone's seeking a third Huawei: Openreach hunts supplier number 3 for UK's FTTP network
UpdatedDid somebody say strategic diversification?
26 Nov 2019
Openreach's cunning plan to 'turbocharge' the post-Brexit economy: Getting everyone on full-fibre broadband by 2025
£59bn boost – 'if we can get right conditions to invest'
11 Oct 2019
Promise of £5bn for rural fibre prompts Openreach to reach for the trench-digging diamond cutter
Trials new tech to hit those difficult-to-reach areas
07 Oct 2019
Switch about to get real: Openreach bod on the challenge of shuttering UK's copper phone lines
InterviewWith 2025 deadline, potential for disruption is huge
23 Sep 2019
You better get a wiggle on then: BT said to be mulling switching off UK's copper internets by 2027
Would that be the 'secret talks' Openreach is consulting on?
19 Sep 2019
Cu in Hell: Thousands internetless after copper thieves pinch 500m of cable in Cambridgeshire
Openreach network targeted for second time in 2 weeks
06 Sep 2019
Openreach hands out £14m to compensate for broadband outages. Not to you, silly, to your ISP!
BT's digital network biz noticed it wasn't paying out enough
02 Aug 2019
Virgin Media promises speeds of 1Gpbs to 15 million homes – all without full fibre
But industry is sceptical hybrid network tech will cut it
25 Jul 2019
UK digital network Openreach takes 15 electric vans for a spin
Just another 22,000 to go...
25 Jul 2019
With heroes like BT and Openreach, who needs villains? ISP lobbyists' awards continue to vex
How you holding up, Mozilla?
12 Jul 2019
Openreach needs to snap that BT umbilical cord, warns Ofcom
Oh and surprise, surprise... full fibre roll-out remains 'low'
03 Jul 2019