Openreach, part of BT Group, looks after the local access network - the fibres, wires and cables that connect tens of millions of homes and businesses to phone, broadband, data and TV services. We have over 30,000 people installing, supporting and maintaining the network and working on behalf of the nation's communications service providers (the companies that supply phone and broadband to people at home or work) to keep the country connected.
We're currently building a multi-billion pound superfast fibre network that’s transforming Britain's broadband speeds, providing well over 26 million premises with access to superfast fibre. In fact, our deployment is one of the fastest anywhere in the world.
Openreach is made up of four main areas.
Our 19,000-strong Service Delivery team is responsible for the UK's local access network - sometimes referred to as the 'last mile' - from the telephone exchange through to homes and businesses.
Our Infrastructure Delivery team is at the heart of Openreach, providing and maintaining the core network and infrastructure that supports our products and services. Giving our customers what they need, when they need it. Our 6,500 strong engineering team day in, day out build Britain’s connected future.
Business and Corporate Delivery
Business and Corporate Delivery is a critical business unit within Openreach responsible for assisting Communications Providers to deliver connectivity and service to small and large businesses.
With just over 5,000 people, our teams use innovative industry-leading engineering tools and solutions to keep buinesses across the UK connected so they can run their operations every day. We play an instrumental role in helping businesses to extend their own reach and grow their own enterprises.
Our engineers are experts in the latest fibre technologies and our teams are spread across the UK and vary in role from:
We have around 1,290 people in headquarters. These include the Executive management team, who lead Openreach, and teams covering the central functions of: Finance; Legal, Risk and Equivalence, Human Resources; Infrastructure Delivery; Communications & Public Affairs and Openreach Chief Information Officer.