BT expands Welsh recruitment
Telecommunications giant BT has revealed plans to create 65 Openreach engineering jobs in Wales as it expands it recruitment programme in the country.
The expansion takes the total number of roles created in Wales since April to 255.
Ann Beynon, BT director for Wales, said: "For the second time in less than six months we are able to announce a boost to our engineering workforce in Wales.
"The economic prospects for Wales are continuing to improve and superfast fibre broadband, which we are rolling out across the country, will play a vital role in its future success."
Recruitment has taken place in Cardiff, Newtown, Oswestry, Wrexham, Hereford, Bangor, Abergavenny, Aberystwyth, Blackwood, Bleanau Ffestiniog, Cardigan, Haverfordwest, Newport, Newtown, Pembroke and Swansea.
Joe Garner, chief executive of Openreach, added: "We are recruiting more people so that we can continue to build our network rapidly, and serve our customers better.
"These new engineers will help ensure that Openreach continues to meet and exceed the rising demands of our customers in an internet age."