BT will move six million co-branded email accounts to its own system in the coming months.
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The European Commission is pursuing privacy-infringement proceedings against the government, saying UK privacy law does not comply with European legislation
In the wake of BT's secret trials of Phorm's ad-serving technology, the European Commission has formally called on the UK to toughen up and enforce its data-protection laws
Tech on the cusp of becoming reality...
The Communications Management Association's David Harrington argues there's a case for using government funds to roll out fibre to the home across the UK
Spam protector causes mischief
The Internet telephony market is hotting up, with BT claiming that its Communicator product beats Skype hands-down in the functionality stakes. But can eight million Skype users be wrong?
A partnership with Yahoo will let BT users make phone calls from their PC, but with no price advantage over existing UK tariffs
The companies jump on the Internet-calling bandwagon with a service in the United Kingdom that will let users make calls from an instant-messaging client to any telephone in the world.
The latest figures show that ADSL take-up is going well but BT, which provides most of these lines on a wholesale basis, may not be doing so well at selling its own product in the retail world
Yahoo's European division announced Tuesday that it has acquired British Telecommunications' Dotmusic and Games Domain sites for an undisclosed amount. The acquisitions follow on the heels of a February agreement under which Yahoo agreed to bundle its content and services with BT's broadband product in the United Kingdom.
BT will rename its Openworld broadband service to reflect its alliance with Internet portal Yahoo
Openworld brand ditched in bid to take on AOL…
Openworld is to be rebranded yet again
The Openworld brand is set for retirement, as BT puts its faith in Yahoo's Web content and services
We don't know when it'll be available or how much it'll cost, however
British Telecommunications said Wednesday that its cut-price broadband product will carry a monthly fee of $39 (27 pounds) per month. The BT Broadband service will give customers a high-speed Web connection but will not offer any of the additional services normally offered by Internet service providers. The service will go on sale in the fall after a summer trial period. Customers will also have to buy an ADSL modem, which will cost about $116. BT also said it has agreed to content deals with several organizations including Clara.net, UKonline, MSN, Yahoo and Google. At $39 a month BT Broadband will be about $4 per month cheaper than broadband products from ISPs Freeserve and BTopenworld. However, it will still be more expensive than the high-speed Internet products that are available from some ISPs. For example, Pipex is charging around $34 per month for its broadband package. ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.
Genie, the mobile Internet portal of BT Wireless, has appointed former Yahoo Singapore country manager Christina Teo as the managing director of its Hong Kong operations.
Inktomi, the company that provides search muscle behind Yahoo!, Goto and Hotbot, is launching Europe-specific search engines with partners including LineOne and BT.
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