Openreach has unveiled plans to hire 3,000 apprentice engineers in the next 12 months to hit its multi-million fibre broadband target, as pressure mounts to deliver high speed internet across the UK.
BT’s broadband infrastructure unit said it was extending its recruitment drive to meet its pledge to provide full fibre broadband to three million homes and businesses by the end of 2020.
Clive Selley, chief executive of Openreach, said the company is making “great progress” towards its 2020 target, after it sped up the pace of the rollout to 13,000 premises per week.
Toople PLC (LON:TOOP), through its subsidiaries, provides telecoms services primarily for SME market in the United Kingdom. It offers business broadband, fiber, Ethernet first mile and Ethernet data, business mobile phones, cloud PBX and SIP Trunking, and traditional services.