Pickr News

Pickr and Openreach join forces

As the UK’s race to full-fibre continues to intensify Pickr announced a bold, multi-million-pound partnership with Openreach, to accelerate the UK’s ultrafast full-fibre transformation in a sector that’s generally dominated by traditional contractors and multi-level sub-contracting.

October 8, 2020
Pickr and Openreach join forces

Pickr and Openreach join forces

As the UK’s race to full-fibre continues to intensify Pickr announced a bold, multi-million-pound partnership with Openreach, to accelerate the UK’s ultrafast full-fibre transformation in a sector that’s generally dominated by traditional contractors and multi-level sub-contracting.

Badge of honour: Forces Badge added to Work Experience Card

Our Fibre Worker Survey 2019 found that 40% of all the workers who enter telecoms through a career change have a military background. In our blog, ‘Why do ex-services personnel go into telecoms,’, we spoke to veterans to discover why this group enter the profession in...

COVID-19: News roundup for fibre

COVID-19: News roundup for fibre

Covid-19 is causing severe disruption to our way of life and there’s no way of knowing when the uncertainty is set to end. Data from This is Money by Lloyds Bank shows that over a quarter of Britons work from home and this figure is rising with the increased...

Pickr welcomes Head of Assurance

Pickr welcomes Head of Assurance

Health and safety is never a choice for Pickr, our people or partners. It’s a priority. Having expertise in-house is the  easiest way to implement health and safety best practice at all levels of our technology and our business. That's why we’re delighted to...

‘Best Telecoms Project of the Year’ finalist

‘Best Telecoms Project of the Year’ finalist

The National Technology Awards are the UK’s most comprehensive celebration of technology in the year. As a tech start-up hell bent on innovation, we’re delighted to have made the shortlist twice! Pickr’s technology is designed and built to empower fibre professionals...

FTTP: Connecting rural communities

FTTP: Connecting rural communities

The post-election focus on fibre has ramped up at the highest levels of government. From telecoms firms meeting at number 10, changes in legislation and proposals to make regulation more flexible, contractors around the UK are assembling to build the UK’s full fibre...

Pickr hosts Codebar Norwich

Pickr hosts Codebar Norwich

Currently, just 17% of the tech sector is made up by women. As a regional tech start-up, that’s demonstrated in the gender imbalance in our own office. We recognise for that to change, we have to take action to celebrate and promote diversity in our sector. That’s one...

Pickr joins the Tech Talent Charter

Pickr joins the Tech Talent Charter

Diversity drives innovation and yet, only 17% of UK tech jobs are held by women, stifling the potential of the nation's technology businesses. As a tech start-up, the makeup of our team reflects the national imbalance and that’s why we’ve signed up to the Tech Talent...

Pickr receive double Rising Stars shortlist

Pickr receive double Rising Stars shortlist

We’re delighted to announce Pickr has been named semi-finalist in Tech Nations Rising Stars programme.  Rising Stars 2.0 is a national start-up competition, designed to showcase and raise the profile of the best early-stage tech companies from all areas of...