An old second-hand TV has been emitting an electrical signal in a village in Wales knocking surrounding broadband connections offline. It took Openreach engineers 18 months to discover the cause.
Nokia has said that it will supply hardware to Openreach to help it deliver its ultra-fast broadband network in the UK. The network is expected to connect 20 million homes by the mid-to-late 2020s.
As more people begin working from home the UK's broadband and mobile companies have said they'll be able to handle the increased demand from teleconferencing, gaming, and TV streaming.
Openreach has announced that it will be deploying its Gfast network to 81 new locations around the UK, offering speeds of up to 330Mbps without the need for a completely new infrastructure.
Openreach, which owns most of the UK's telecom infrastructure, has announced a drop in the price of wholesale broadband. The news should enable ISPs to sell faster internet at a lower cost.
The residents of Templeton, England, had been promised a fiber connection three years ago. However, Openreach has failed to give them a faster connection so they burned a van effigy on Bonfire Night.
After having been ordered by Ofcom to pay £95m to rivals in late 2012 for backhaul overcharging, BT has failed in its latest attempt to avoid having to pay up. However, the saga may not yet be over.
Just a fortnight after it had been spun out into its own company, BT's Openreach has received a record £42 million fine over Ethernet installation delays and shortchanging its rivals due compensation.
After pressure from industry competitors and a report released by telecom regulator, Ofcom, BT has agreed to splice out Openreach into a new company which will remain as a subsidiary of the BT Group.
British telecommunications giant BT told in a report by regulator Ofcom that it must open up its OpenReach network to rival providers in order to improve internet speeds and reliability.
BT, the UK's largest provider of fixed-line telephony and broadband, is set to acquire EE, the country's biggest mobile network, after the deal was cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority.