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MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) Declaration - UPDATE

28/09/2016 @ 14:30

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

"Parts of the UK experienced severe weather, including extensive lightning strikes and heavy rain, commencing on Friday 16 September 2016. This caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels.

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as possible and can remove MBORC for repair activities from the following area with effect from 23:59 27 September 2016:

Broadlands

MBORC remains in place in the following areas:

Northumberland and Wearside
Thames North
Thames South
Southampton
St Albans
Bournemouth
Stoke & Chester
Birmingham & Black Country
Bournemouth
Truro

We're taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can.

We'll continue to monitor the situation in these areas and we'll remove MBORC as soon as service can be restored to the levels they were at immediately before the severe weather."

Kind Regards

Customer Support

MBORC Declaration - UPDATE

26/09/2016 @ 15:27

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

“Parts of the UK experienced severe weather last week, including extensive lightning strikes and heavy rain, commencing on Tuesday 13 September 2016. This caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels. Openreach declared MBORC for repair activities in six areas, with effect from 23:59 16 September 2016:

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can and can now remove MBORC for repair activities from the following areas with effect from 23:59 23 September 2016:

North Manchester
South Manchester

MBORC MB18336 for repair activities remains in place in the following areas:

Stoke & Chester
Birmingham & Black Country
Bournemouth
Truro

MBORC MB18340 for repair activities remains in place, under a different reference, in the following areas:

Northumberland and Wearside
Thames North
Thames South
Southampton
Bournemouth*
St Albans
Broadlands
*second event -MBORC MB18336 declared 16 September 2016.

We'll continue to monitor the situation in all of these areas and we'll remove MBORC as soon as service can be restored to the levels they were at immediately before the severe weather.”

MBORC Declaration - UPDATE

21/09/2016 @ 16:32

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

"Parts of the UK experienced severe weather last week, including extensive lightning strikes and heavy rain, commencing on Friday 16 September 2016. This caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels. Openreach declared MBORC for repair activities in five areas, with effect from 23:59 19 September 2016.

Openreach is now declaring MBORC for repair activities in two further areas, with effect from 23:59 21 September 2016:

St Albans
Broadlands

MBORC remains in place in the following areas:

Northumberland and Wearside
Thames North
Thames South
Southampton
Bournemouth*
*second event - MBORC declared 16 September 2016.

We're taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can.

We'll continue to monitor the situation in these areas and we'll remove MBORC as soon as service can be restored to the levels they were at immediately before the severe weather"

Kind Regards

Customer Support

MBORC Declaration - UPDATE

19/09/2016 @ 17:07

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

"Parts of the UK experienced severe weather last week, including extensive lightning strikes and heavy rain, commencing on Friday 16 September 2016. This has caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels.

Openreach is therefore declaring MBORC for repair activities the following areas, with effect from 23:59 19 September 2016:

Northumberland and Wearside
Thames North
Thames South
Southampton
Bournemouth*
*second event - MBORC declared 16 September 2016.

We're taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can.

We'll continue to monitor the situation in these areas and we'll remove MBORC as soon as service can be restored to the levels they were at immediately before the severe weather."

Kind Regards

Customer Support

MBORC Declaration - New

16/09/2016 @ 16:59

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

"Parts of the UK have experienced severe weather this week, including extensive lightning strikes and heavy rain, commencing on Tuesday 13 September 2016. This has caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels.

Openreach is therefore declaring MBORC for repair activities the following areas, with effect from 23:59 16 September 2016:

North Manchester
South Manchester
Stoke & Chester
Birmingham & Black Country
Bournemouth
Truro

We're taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can.

We'll continue to monitor the situation in these areas and in a number of other areas affected by the recent severe weather, including Southampton, Thames South, Thames North, Oxfordshire and Colchester & Ipswich.

We'll remove MBORC as soon as service can be restored to the levels they were at immediately before the severe weather."

Kind Regards
Customer Support

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