BT pleased with network upgrade pace as 5G coverage soars

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BT says it is pleased with the pace of its network modernisation programme, revealing in its latest financial results that its 5G network now reaches more than 55% of the UK population, and its fibre footprint reaching eight million properties.

The company now has 7.7 million mobile customers able to access its fastest service should they have a compatible handset, while 763.000 premises were added to the Openreach (opens in new tab) full fibre network during the first quarter of 2022.

It expects to reach 3.5 million new homes and businesses during the current financial year, up from 2.6 million last …

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