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BT Security strengthens position as Managed Security Services Provider with new security partner ecosystem

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications holding company BT announces the key partners that BT Security will work with going forward to provide industry-leading managed security services to customers. The decision follows BT’s largest-ever appraisal of … Read the full press release

Ericsson to deploy its dual-mode 5G Core on BT’s Network Cloud

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson and British Telecommunication PLC (BT) have signed a deal to deploy Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G Core (Evolved Packet Core and 5G Core), a fully container-based, cloud native Mobile Packet Core for 4G, 5G … Read the full press release

BT Covid-19 update: broadband, mobile perform strongly; no job losses; CEO donates his salary

BT Covid-19 update: broadband, mobile perform strongly; no job losses; CEO donates his salary

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British telecom giant, BT has released its Covid-19 statement. During unprecedented connectivity demand across the country BT’s fixed broadband network, which is the nation’s communications backbone, and EE – UK’s number one mobile network, … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL signs new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS)

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European … Read the full press release

BT to close its defined benefit pension scheme

Future pension benefits for active BT Pension Scheme members to move to an enhanced defined contribution scheme BT agrees with Communication Workers Union to establish a ‘hybrid’ pension scheme, combining elements of both defined benefit and defined contribution schemes Changes … Read the full press release

BT creates 1,300 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs

LONDON, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BT is creating more than 1,300 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs as the company aims to recruit the best tech talent available in the UK. The drive for apprentices and graduates will see BT employ people … Read the full press release

BT and Rajant sign global framework agreement that will take BT’s global network coverage deeper into the industrial operations of customers

BT to Offer Rajant’s Wireless Mesh Networking Solutions to Customers Worldwide LONDON, 3-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries, and Rajant, pioneer of innovative kinetic mesh … Read the full press release

Government-funded superfast broadband now reaches more than three million homes and businesses in UK

New figures show that the rollout of the government-funded superfast broadband has now reached more than three million homes and businesses LONDON, 12-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — More than three million homes and businesses have been reached by the Government’s nationwide … Read the full press release

BT: Independent research reveals that superfast broadband has been the catalyst for large-scale economic growth in Cornwall

Around 4,500 jobs created or protected thanks to superfast Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly now have 95% fibre broadband coverage LONDON, 6-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Superfast Cornwall, the pioneering fibre broadband programme funded by the EU, BT and Cornwall … Read the full press release

BT to support ABB in the transformation and management of its global communications infrastructure

BT’s networked IT services to help ABB employees to work more collaboratively and more securely in more than 100 countries LONDON, 1-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today announced it is supporting ABB in the transformation and management of its global … Read the full press release

BT: iNorthumberland to bring high-speed fibre broadband to Allendale

“Vital” investment welcomed by Guy Opperman MP LONDON, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Work to bring high-speed fibre broadband to Allendale is progressing at pace with more than 570 home and businesses now able to benefit, iNorthumberland announced today. Engineers from … Read the full press release

BT revealed Sir Ian McKellen will be the voice of its Speaking Clock in support of Comic Relief

LONDON, 5-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today revealed the new celebrity voice of the Speaking Clock will be distinguished actor Sir Ian McKellen. McKellen’s dramatic voice will feature temporarily on the BT Speaking Clock from Monday, 2 February until Red … Read the full press release

BT completes most complex sub-sea telecoms project to bring faster fibre broadband to Scotland’s most remote communities

Minister hails completion of ‘most complex ever’ underwater engineering feat LONDON, 5-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital Scotland is celebrating the completion of a once-in-a-generation subsea telecoms project which brings faster fibre broadband another step closer for many of Scotland’s most … Read the full press release

BT opens new customer innovation showcases in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and Milan

New state-of-the-art facilities in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and Milan extend BT’s global network of customer innovation showcases LONDON, 5-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today (December 4, 2014) announced the opening of new customer innovation showcases in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and … Read the full press release

South West Grid for Learning selected BT to help transform the use of technology in schools

LONDON, 5-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) has selected BT to help transform the use of technology in schools. BT will deliver education cloud services via a new framework, offering schools an innovative way to purchase … Read the full press release

BT and Huawei announced field trial speeds of up to 3Tbps, equivalent to transmitting around 100 HD films in a single second

Speed achieved over a fully-managed core Flexgrid optical network Record spectral efficiency of 5.97bit/s/Hz Equivalent to transmitting around 100 HD movies per second LONDON, 10-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT and Huawei today announced field trial speeds of up to three … Read the full press release

BT announces new wave of innovative products and services designed for large enterprises and public sector organisations

Expanded reach, enhanced performance in the cloud and new services to address the opportunities of the future LONDON, 10-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today announced a new wave of innovative products and services designed to encourage large organisations to use … Read the full press release

BT launches its new Next Generation Text (NGT) service helping people with hearing and speech impairment to make phone calls

Making using the phone easier for people with speech and hearing impairment LONDON, 10-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT has today launched its new Next Generation Text (NGT) service, which will make it much easier for people with hearing and speech … Read the full press release

Isabel Hudson to join the BT Board as non-executive director and member of the BT Pensions Committee

LONDON, 11-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Isabel Hudson, non-executive Chair of the National House Building Council (NHBC) is to join the BT Board as a non-executive director and a member of the BT Pensions Committee. Her appointment takes effect from 1 … Read the full press release

BT Expedite appoints Kathy Quashie as its new CEO and Asif Khetani as its new director of eCommerce

LONDON, 11-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT Expedite today announced that Kathy Quashie is its new chief executive officer and Asif Khetani is its new director of eCommerce. Kathy joined BT nearly four years ago to lead Group Revenue Assurance in … Read the full press release

BT report: Companies looking to expand overseas select UK as Europe’s most desirable country

World business leaders select UK as the second most desirable country in the world for businesses to expand into – narrowly behind US  London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK has been selected as Europe’s most desirable country, and second in the … Read the full press release

BT customers now with option to have two YouView+ boxes in different rooms in their homes

Customers will be able to enjoy BT TV in a second room  London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT is now offering customers the option of having two YouView+ boxes in different rooms in their homes. The Extra Box will automatically include the … Read the full press release

Les Anderson appointed VP of cyber at BT

BT brings on board proven security expert to strengthen protection of BT and its customers  London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT today announced that Les Anderson has joined the company as its new vice president of cyber. Les has 27 years’ experience … Read the full press release

BT signed £440 million Power Purchase Agreements with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire

London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT has signed long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) worth £440 million with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire. The deals will secure more than 100 Megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to help power its UK … Read the full press release

Tech Mahindra becomes Strategic Member of the BT for Life Sciences partner ecosystem

Transformational cloud solutions accelerate research and development productivity and deliver savings for customer organizations  London, 1-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT and Tech Mahindra today announced that both companies will work together to help life sciences enterprises improve their productivity and efficiency through … Read the full press release

Exostar to join BT for Life Sciences ecosystem as a Strategic Member

Scientists engaged in collaborative initiatives can now securely access Transformative Cloud-based solution  London, 1-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT and Exostar, LLC announced today that Exostar is joining the BT for Life Sciences ecosystem as a Strategic Member. The two companies will be … Read the full press release

BT and Ulteo to help life sciences organizations use technology to create collaborative and secure analytical environments

Cloud-based offering to empower users to access massive data sets in seconds, provides air-lock systems to protect and manage sensitive patient data  London, 1-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT and Ulteo today announced that the two companies are now working closely together to … Read the full press release

BT to join the tranSMART Foundation

BT joins the tranSMART Foundation to extend support to the developer community; companies to continue work on the next release of Translational Medicine Platform  Wakefield, Massachusetts and Irving, Texas, 1-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides a … Read the full press release

EE to provide various mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services to BT’s customers and employees based in UK

LONDON, 25-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT and EE today announced they have signed a contract under which EE will provide various mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services to BT’s customers and employees based in the UK. The multi-year agreement further strengthens the … Read the full press release

Scottish matches live on BT Sport this December

London, UK, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — December promises to be a bumper month for Scottish football fans with plenty of festive cheer on BT Sport. The four top teams at present in the Scottish Premiership – Celtic, Aberdeen, Inverness Caledonian Thistle … Read the full press release