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In Touch
West Midlands
Summer 2017

In this issue of In Touch you can read about the progress of Superfast Telford where demand for high-speed broadband has doubled in just six months. And there is news of a £1.2 million cash injection for the Black Country Broadband Project.

We’ve given a group of university students lessons in international communications when they visited Madley Earth station. The students gained a rare insight into how BT helps the world’s businesses and communities to stay in touch.

BT employees have also been helping to clean up in the region with a little help from gold medal Paralympian Jonnie Peacock. Employees have turned their passion for running to good use and took part in a series of events designed to combine keeping fit with putting something back into the local community.

And finally BT has appointed Ricky Ricketts, a senior executive to lead BT’s Public Sector business in the West Midlands. I look forward to working with Ricky and his team as they work with organisations across the region

Colin Bannon, Chair of the West Midlands Regional Board