Openreach has hired another 42 engineers to accelerate the rollout of BT network infrastructure for super-fast broadband services.
The BT division has taken on additional professionals to serve areas in the south-west of England, reports ISPreview.co.uk.
They will help to construct BT's fibre broadband network, which enables homes and businesses to take advantage of super-fast download speeds.
Jon Reynolds, BT South-West Regional Director, said the company had been "impressed" by the high standard of the latest recruits.
He noted that the new hires come from "a wide range of backgrounds and careers".
"They have shown a great enthusiasm for the work and the huge benefits this exciting technology is bringing to the south-west.
"Faster fibre broadband is providing a major boost for households and businesses across the region whether they are using this exciting technology to attract new customers, improve education and skills or browsing the internet for leisure and entertainment purposes."