• Openreach is running a pilot programme testing the ways in which it can deliver fibre‑to‑the‑premises connectivity to multi‑dwelling units (MDU) in Salford, Greater Manchester.

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Openreach piloting FTTP connectivity delivery to MDUs in Manchester

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Little detail has been provided regarding the project, which is intended to help accelerate the rate of deployment while minimising disruption to MDU occupants. Social-housing MDUs appear set to be a focus of the project, with a site in Salford said to be the “the first of thousands” to be upgraded.