BT is facing nearly £100m of repayments after Ofcom concluded the telecoms company had overcharged providers such as BSkyB, TalkTalk and Virgin Media for its ethernet services.
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Fewer than half of customers calling BT and TalkTalk are given accurate broadband download speed information before the point of purchase, according to telecoms watchdog Ofcom.Ofcom said on Tuesday that the overall number of people being told about the download speeds of broadband packages had improved but that there were still companies, such as BT and TalkTalk, whose customer service staff failed to provide download speed information without being prompted in more than half of all calls.
BT has begun selling off its vintage 'Jubilee' or 'K6' phone boxes, as the age of the mobile phone sees usage of the design icons plummet.Apart from selling the phone boxes, BT also lets local communities 'adopt' them for new purposes Photo credit: BTThe telecoms giant said on Thursday that the refurbished cast-iron kiosks have a starting price of £1,950.
The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.
The world's oldest telecoms company, BT, is suing Google over... well, pretty much everything, from Android to Google Maps, and even at the core of the company: Google Search.
BT will create more than 300 new customer service jobs in the West Midlands, the telecoms giant has promised.The company said on Friday that the jobs, to be created at its Providence Place complex in West Bromwich, Sandwell, followed "positive discussions between BT and the Communications Workers Union (CWU)".
The telecoms giant's chief executive has predicted wider coverage for fibre-based broadband across the UK than previously planned, as BT announced a rise in pre-tax profit
BT and the Chinese telecoms kit-maker ZTE have announced a major research partnership, aimed at developing new fixed-line, wireless and mobile services.The companies said on Wednesday that the partnership would combine ZTE's telecoms equipment and network savvy with BT's innovation and communications service delivery record.
BT Openreach, the division of the telecoms company that builds and runs its nationwide network, has announced plans to recruit two hundred ex-armed forces personnel to help roll out fibre-based super-fast broadband.The ex-soldiers will begin their new careers this month, as part of Openreach's mobile engineering workforce.
BT is to roll out fibre-based broadband in the Northern Ireland city of Derry, the telecoms giant has announced.The company is to be a commercial partner "to support Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013", and will have the fibre rolled out by the autumn of this year in preparation for that event, BT said.
Telecoms company BT has announced that it will begin trialling fibre-based broadband connections of up to 1Gbps from next year, as well as extending the roll-out of its existing fibre packages.The high-speed technical trial will begin early in 2011 in Kesgrave, Suffolk.
The telecoms regulator wants BT to give rivals access to its fibre networks, as part of an effort to promote investment in super-fast broadband
BT has responded to the Point Topic maps, of fibre rollouts planned across the UK over the next few years, that we published yesterday.The telecoms giant, which will be rolling out the majority of the next-generation broadband access, said Point Topic had left out some of the areas where BT will deploy fibre, because the research firm doesn't yet know of them.
The telecoms watchdog has lifted one of its last restrictions on BT, saying the landline market is healthy enough to allow rivals to compete
In its longstanding quest to find the right formula to bring SaaS to the SMB masses, UK telecoms giant BT is now creating packages of services that put SaaS into a practical context for its SMB customers.
UK-based telecoms (and more) provider, BT, has been interested in the Semantic Web for a long time, as a brief conversation I recorded with the company's Head of Next Generation Web Research back in January 2007 illustrates.John Davies appears in silicon.
I've been thinking about the acquisition of a Silicon Valley startup, Ribbit, by BT, the giant British telecoms firm.Ribbit started out in classic form as the vendor of disruptive telecom technologies.
The IT and telecoms provider claims European companies could benefit from being able to arrange a single contract for all their fixed or mobile services across the region
BT is spending £10bn on upgrading its nationwide telecoms network to IP. Where is all this cash going, and what will it mean for businesses?
BT hits the seven-figure mark in its local loop unbundling programme, and the telecoms adjudicator is 'very pleased' with the telco's progress
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