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Openreach


February 14, 2017  11:40 AM

Oops. Openreach boss has shocking time in Shropshire

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, Openreach

Did you hear the one about the time Openreach CEO Clive Selley visited the countryside and was shocked, shocked I say, to discover that people in rural areas have difficulty accessing fit-for-purposeĀ  broadband? No, it's not fake news. This happened. According to the

March 2, 2016  10:51 AM

Why Europe is coming round to BT’s broadband thinking

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

by Ronan Kelly

BT has been in the UK headlines quite a lot these past few weeks. News of a rare service interruption aside, BT's recent press cuttings file is par for the...


January 27, 2016  11:31 AM

No, nobody is going to nationalise Openreach

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, ISP, Ofcom, Openreach

It's always been reasonably clear - provided you don't work for BT of course - that the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) procurement and delivery model was not fit for purpose, lacked ambition, and hindered the work of small altnets and...


January 25, 2016  10:30 AM

Fudged broadband report damages case for independent Openreach

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
MPS, Ofcom, Openreach

I wanted to put pen to paper today and explain a few things about the tone of our coverage of the British Infrastructure Group's 'Broadbad' report, which was released over the weekend of 23-4 January. In the...


January 11, 2016  10:04 AM

No surprise whatsoever as Openreach names new CEO

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Ofcom, Openreach

After BT Openreach lost Joe Garner to the Nationwide Building Society at a critical juncture in its history, as I have previously written, it is entirely unsurprising that BT should...


November 16, 2015  10:15 AM

Openreach needs strong leadership at a critical time

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, Ofcom, Openreach

When I saw the email from BT's press office telling me that Joe Garner was leaving Openreach to become CEO of Nationwide, I nearly hit the roof, and I expect Gavin Patterson did as well. Joe Garner is an enormously personable, open and friendly guy with whom I've got on well on the handful of...


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