A fibre training school featuring a replica street has been unveiled by Openreach to train the next generation of digital engineers.
Major traffic disruption in Aberdeen city centre is to continue for another three days – after a communications cable was badly damaged.
BT warned that a disorderly Brexit could hit business and consumer confidence but said it is too early to predict the extent of the impact, as it posted a double-digit increase in profits.
Almost 60 trainee engineers are being recruited by Openreach in the north and north-east in a major drive to improve fibre broadband connections.The jobs are part of a UK-wide initiative, announced today, which will see the company take on more than 3,000 apprentices across the country.
Openreach is to hire 3,000 new trainees this year as part of a major recruitment drive as it continues to connect houses and businesses to faster broadband, the company has announced.
More than 220 trainee engineers will be hired across Scotland as part of a drive to improve fibre broadband connections.
A BT engineer in the Highlands and Islands who is one of a small group of female engineers has encouraged other women to consider entering professions traditionally dominated by men.
Ultrafast broadband has started to go live across a swathe of the Highlands in a much-needed step forward for connectivity in the north.
An Aberdeenshire community will have some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country after crowdfunding for its own purpose-built network.
Bungling bureaucrats have left residents of a new housing development without a phone - because they can’t agree whose job it is to connect them.
A telecoms provider has admitted it was caught out by demand for its services – despite years of campaigning from hundreds of residents.
Visitor numbers at a Moray tourist attraction could suffer because poor internet service prevents people from posting online during trips.
CityFibre, the telecommunications firm behind a superfast broadband network in Aberdeen, said yesterday it was ready for the challenge of taking on bigger rival Openreach.
A new move to make BT legally separate its Openreach network arm will fall short of delivering the benefits customers need, a Highland MP has warned.
Residents of a new Aberdeen housing development have criticised BT for leaving them without a phone line - for three months.