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Openreach to use VR to train new recruits

Monday 20 March 2017 | 15:49 CET | News
UK wholesale operator Openreach announced a major expansion of its engineering workforce with plans to recruit 1,500 trainees. Over the next eight months, the company will seek recruits to fill the new, full-time and permanent roles focused on extending its fibre broadband network and improving customer. Openreach plans to use VR to show potential candidates what life as a field engineer involves. With a VR headset, they can experience climbing a telephone pole or exploring the local exchange building in immersive 3D, from the perspective of a real engineer.

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Companies: Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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