Joe Garner

BT Openreach CEO steps down

The CEO of BT Openreach, Joe Garner, has announced he is stepping down to become chief executive of building society Nationwide. Garner, who became CEO of BT’s local access network division in February 2014, is expected to take up his new post next spring after handing over to his successor – who BT said “will […]

BT pledges ‘ultrafast’ broadband to 10m homes by 2020

BT has outlined its vision for ‘Britain’s Digital Future’, including a commitment to provide “ultrafast” broadband speeds of 300-500Mbps to 10 million premises by the end of 2020. Speaking at BT’s Delivering Britain’s Digital Future conference in London, BT CEO Gavin Patterson reiterated the company’s earlier pledge to provide Ultrafast broadband to “the majority of […]

BT appoints new Openreach CEO

BT has appointed former HSBC, Dixons and Procter & Gamble executive Joe Garner as the new CEO for BT Openreach – the UK telco’s UK local access network. Garner is due to join in mid-February and will replace Liv Garfield, who leaves BT to take the CEO role at water company Severn Trent. “The massive […]