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London Olympics: BT needs 25,000 more Wi-Fi hotspots

BT is to add 25,000 extra hotspots to its Wi-Fi network ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.The telco plans to have 500,000 hotspots up and running in time for the Games, which kick off on 27 July.

May 29, 2012

BT allowed to appeal against Digital Economy Act

BT has been given leave to revive its case against the Digital Economy Act, having been told earlier this year that they may not do so.Late on Friday morning, the telco won permission to appeal against the outcome of a judicial review in April, when the High Court threw out almost all of BT and TalkTalk's claims that the act was incompatible with EU laws on privacy, freedom of information and the responsibilities of ISPs.

October 7, 2011 by

Power surge blamed for BT broadband outage

BT's big broadband outage on Monday was caused by a power surge, the telco has said.The outage, which affected hundreds of thousands of customers around the UK, was originally put down to a power failure, but a BT spokesman told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that a surge had been to blame.

October 4, 2011 by

BT broadband up again after northern outage

BT customers in Northern Ireland, the north of England and parts of Scotland suffered a broadband outage on the weekend.The telco said on Monday that the disruption, which was caused by a technical fault "at an exchange in the Edinburgh area on Friday night", was over by the early hours of Saturday morning.

November 1, 2010 by

North Lincs village hit by BT copper cable theft

Hundreds of meters of copper cable were stolen in the North Lincolnshire village of Winteringham earlier this month, BT has said.According to the telco, the theft of more than 330 meters of copper occurred late on the evening of 15 September, and phone and broadband services were restored to local residents within two days.

September 24, 2010 by

ACTA won't make ISPs cops: EC

The European Commission (EC) has told UK telco giant BT that the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) will not force internet service providers (ISPs) to police their networks for copyright infringement.

September 20, 2010 by

NHS IT contractors get pay rise

UK health agency Connecting for Health will now pay telco BT £1 billion, 61 per cent more than the original £620 million, to provide the backbone for the NHS National Programme for IT, following a contract reset inFebruary this year.

September 9, 2008

Telstra's BT coat doesn't fit

The vision of the future BT portrayed this week at an Australian conference was so far removed from how Telstra's David Quilty has described the British telco that I wonder if they were talking about the same UK.

September 3, 2008 by

Telecom New Zealand picks BT man for new boss

Telecom New Zealand has plucked its new CEO from the upper echelons of the UK's biggest telco, BT.Paul Reynolds, former head of BT Wholesale, which resells access to other ISPs as well as BT's retail arm, will take up his position from the end of September this year.

June 28, 2007 by

BT takes over Indian enterprise comms

Another week, another foreign acquisition for BT. Last time it was an IT consultancy in the States, but this week it's more standard telco stuff, specifically i2i Enterprise in Mumbai, an enterprise services company "specialising in internet protocol (IP) communications services for major Indian and global multinational companies".

February 6, 2007 by

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