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MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) Declaration

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MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) Declaration

We have received notice from our suppliers of a declaration of MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) which is preventing them being able to provide actions within normal timescales. Please see the notification below:

""Due to thunder, lightning and torrential rain amid flash flood warnings we're declaring MBORC as of 1 June 2016 23:59 for repair activities in the following areas:

Southend
Broadlands

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 Southend and Broadlands and across the region including; Cambridge, Colchester, Ipswich and St Albans.

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

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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

Unfortunately we haven't received any further updates regarding the MBORC that was declared last Tuesday.

As soon as we have any further information we will update this service status.

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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

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:

"Last week, parts of the UK, in particular the East of England, experienced extreme weather including severe lightning, torrential rain and flooding causing serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, both above and below ground. Openreach declared MBORC for repair activities in two areas on 1 June 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.

We are now able to lift MBORC for repair activities from the following area, with effect from 23:59 on 08 June 2016:

Southend

MBORC for repair activities remains in place in the following area:

Broadlands

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

In addition to this parts of the UK have experienced severe weather from Monday this week, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 in the following areas, with effect from 23:59 on 8 June 2016:

Belfast
Province

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 Belfast and Province and in a number of other affected areas, in particular St Albans and Croydon, and also West London, Esher, Thames North and Birmingham & Black Country.

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

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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

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 from Monday last week, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 two areas, with effect from 23:59 on 8 June 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 from these areas, as follows, with effect from 23:59 on 17 June 2016:

Belfast
Province
Croydon

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

St Albans

We'll continue to monitor the situation in these areas and in a number of other affected areas.

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

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 Matthew Wheeler
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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

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, in particular the East of England, experienced extreme weather including severe lightning, torrential rain and flooding causing serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, both above and below ground. Openreach declared MBORC for repair activities in two areas on 1 June 2016:

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possible and we removed MBORC for repair activities from one area on 08 June 2016:

We are now able to lift MBORC for repair activities from the remaining area, with effect from 23:59 24 June 2016:

Broadlands

Unfortunately parts of the UK experienced severe weather last week, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 is therefore declaring MBORC for repair activities the following areas, with effect from 23:59 28 June 2016:

Esher
Thames South
East London

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

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 Matthew Wheeler
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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

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 lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 therefore declared MBORC for repair activities in three areas, with effect from 23:59 28 June 2016:

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as possible and are now able to remove MBORC from the following area with effect from 23:59 1 July 2016.

East London

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

Esher
Thames South

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

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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

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 in the first week of June, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 therefore declared MBORC for repair activities in two areas on 10 June 2016 and an additional area on 13 June 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 we were able to remove MBORC from one area on 16 June 2016 and a further area on 17 June 2016:

We are now able to remove MBORC for repair activities from the final area with effect from 23:59 on 4 July 2016:

St Albans

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

Esher
Thames South

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

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Re: MBORC Declaration - New

MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) Declaration - UPDATE

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 at the end of June, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 therefore declared MBORC for repair activities in three areas, with effect from 23:59 28 June 2016:

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as possible and were able to remove MBORC from one area on 1 July 2016.

We are now able to remove MBORC from a further area with effect from 23:59 7 July 2016:

Esher

MBORC for repair activities remains in place in the following area:

Thames South


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."

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Re: MBORC Declaration - UPDATE

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MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) Declaration - RESOLVED


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 at the end of June, including lightning strikes, heavy rain and flooding. 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 therefore declared MBORC for repair activities in three areas, with effect from 23:59 28 June 2016:

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as possible and were able to remove MBORC from one area on 1 July 2016 and a further area on 7 July 2016.

We are now able to remove MBORC from the last area with effect from 23:59 13 July 2016:

Thames South"


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Customer Support

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 Chris Parr
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