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BT

BT to hire 1,800 new roles in Bengaluru and Gurugram in India
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Careers & training

BT to hire 1,800 new roles in Bengaluru and Gurugram in India

The company is also hiring around 1,000 new employees in the UK
13 Jul 2022
BT says it needs more time to remove Huawei equipment from UK networks
The BT Tower in London, UK
Network & Internet

BT says it needs more time to remove Huawei equipment from UK networks

The company has until January 2023 to remove the Chinese operator’s equipment in its core network, but has now asked the government for an extension
30 Jun 2022
BT's cloud-based calling system now integrates fully with Microsoft Teams
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

BT's cloud-based calling system now integrates fully with Microsoft Teams

The WHC solution provides a “simple and cost effective” way to access external calling in Microsoft Teams, BT says
27 May 2022
UK government begins scrutiny of Altice's mounting stake in BT under national security law
Billionaire Patrick Drahi's face in 2016
mergers and acquisitions

UK government begins scrutiny of Altice's mounting stake in BT under national security law

The government has previously said it would not hesitate to act and intervene to block foreign takeovers of major UK companies
26 May 2022
BT workers claim rejected pay rise offer 'would have left them worse off'
The BT Tower in London, UK
Network & Internet

BT workers claim rejected pay rise offer 'would have left them worse off'

BT's revised offer of £1,500 does not account for the recent cost of living crisis, striking workers argue
8 Apr 2022
BT launches UK’s first telecoms robotics test lab
A man and a woman in BT's robotics test lab
Network & Internet

BT launches UK’s first telecoms robotics test lab

The company is hoping the initiative will help it engage with universities and robotics startups to challenge civil engineering tasks
9 Nov 2021
BT Mini Whole Home Wi-Fi review: Value-conscious range extension
wifi & hotspots

BT Mini Whole Home Wi-Fi review: Value-conscious range extension

You shouldn’t expect top performance, but this dinky mesh system eradicates notspots for a great price
15 Oct 2020
BT unveils barrage of new business services
Network & Internet

BT unveils barrage of new business services

Company announces a 5G network, digital skills training and a return to the high street
9 Oct 2019
BT offers to invest up to £600m for universal broadband
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broadband

BT offers to invest up to £600m for universal broadband

The company's offer would replace new regulation proposed by the government
31 Jul 2017
Openreach starts removing BT branding
broadband

Openreach starts removing BT branding

It's the first step in Openreach's split from the BT core business
12 Jul 2017
Ofcom caps BT's Openreach prices
Ethernet plug with fiber optic wire
broadband

Ofcom caps BT's Openreach prices

Regulator limits the amount that rivals can be charged for leasing the company's superfast broadband
31 Mar 2017
Ofcom fines BT a record £42m for slow line rollouts
broadband

Ofcom fines BT a record £42m for slow line rollouts

BT failed to compensate rivals for delayed line installations
27 Mar 2017
BT and Huawei announce new 5G research partnership
5G
broadband

BT and Huawei announce new 5G research partnership

Both firms will explore possibilities of 5G mobile technologies
8 Dec 2016
BT admits it must improve as Openreach spin-off looms
fibre optic cable
broadband

BT admits it must improve as Openreach spin-off looms

BT should improve its customer service, says chairman Michael Rake
5 Dec 2016
Three asks Ofcom to limit BT's mobile dominance
Fibre broadband
broadband

Three asks Ofcom to limit BT's mobile dominance

Three and other mobile operators ask Ofcom again to limit BT's spectrum ownership
29 Nov 2016
BT ordered to spin off Openreach
Network & Internet

BT ordered to spin off Openreach

Ofcom rules BT has failed to address competition concerns
29 Nov 2016
BT/EE banned from bidding for some spectrum at 2017 auctions
Ofcom sign
Mobile

BT/EE banned from bidding for some spectrum at 2017 auctions

New Ofcom rules prevent BT from bidding for half of frequencies available at 2017 spectrum auctions
22 Nov 2016
BT and Nokia join forces to bring UK 5G
5G
Mobile Phones

BT and Nokia join forces to bring UK 5G

mmWave and IoT compatibility tests come ahead of official government plan
22 Aug 2016
Former business minister backs calls to split up BT
broadband

Former business minister backs calls to split up BT

Anna Soubry slammed the work BT has done to bring superfast broadband to the nation
12 Aug 2016
Ofcom: BT's Openreach must be a separate company
Ethernet plug with fiber optic wire
broadband

Ofcom: BT's Openreach must be a separate company

Regulator wants to distance Openreach from BT control
26 Jul 2016
BT willing to let independent board run Openreach
Network & Internet

BT willing to let independent board run Openreach

The company's chairman said an independent body would oversee the infrastructure company's spending and strategy
26 Jul 2016
Openreach opens BT's duct and poles up to rivals
Network & Internet

Openreach opens BT's duct and poles up to rivals

The new process comes after Ofcom nearly split BT and Openreach
7 Jul 2016
Three tries to stop Vodafone and BT buying too much spectrum
A mobile phone in somebody's hand
Mobile

Three tries to stop Vodafone and BT buying too much spectrum

The mobile provider has asked Ofcom to step in
7 Jun 2016