Call for entries to BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2018 10:40 BST

TV illusionist and mentalist David Meade is encouraging secondary school students from across Northern Ireland to enter the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) and come up with a winning project over the summer break - ahead of the September deadline.

More than half of West Midlands Schools Boosted by BT's Tech Literacy Programme reveals CEO during visit to Birmingham

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2018 15:18 BST

BT’s chief executive praised the “achievement” of a Tech Literacy campaign during a visit to one of the participating schools in North Birmingham and called for even more schools and community helpers to get involved to help them reach even more. More than half of the 1,800 primary schools in the West Midlands Combined Authority area have benefitted from the Barefoot Computing Project.

Glasgow shoppers set to benefit from free ultrafast wi-fi and phone calls

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2018 08:15 BST

Glasgow is the first Scottish city to join the InLinkUK from BT service, which already has 100,000 subscribers and offers the UK’s fastest free public wi-fi plus a range of digital services.

BT staff gearing up for charity cycling challenge

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2018 10:00 BST

A 40-strong team of keen cyclists from BT are using pedal power to raise money for charity. Their cycling challenge will take them on a 30-mile round trip along the North Coast, starting and finishing at the Scenic Inn in Ballymoney on Thursday 28th June. It's hoped the charity cycle ride will raise around £6,000 for Marie Curie.

West Midlands dials up more than 450 phone box 'adoptions' as world's smallest night club makes it 5,000 in the UK

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2018 16:44 BST

Today we're celebrating BT's payphone adoption scheme passing the 5,000 mark. There are around 455 adopted phone boxes across the West Midlands, including more than 80 in Staffordshire, over 90 in Warwickshire, 70 in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, 72 in Herefordshire and 123 in Worcestershire. The scheme was launched to help communities wanting to preserve a much-loved, little-used landmark.

​Welsh communities hang on to iconic red telephone boxes

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2018 10:17 BST

​The much loved red telephone box is being given a new lease of life up and down the country as a result of a popular BT initiative.

Rollout of ultrafast fibre broadband could benefit NI rural economy by estimated £1.2 billion

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2018 08:00 BST

The economic, social and environmental benefits of the proposed government £150m investment in ultrafast fibre broadband in rural areas of Northern Ireland has been estimated at £1.2bn - according to an independent report commissioned by BT and undertaken by the economic consultancy, DotEcon.

BT staff in Belfast pitch in to take calls for Soccer Aid

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 17:17 BST

100 members of BT staff, friends and family are turning their Belfast office into a Soccer Aid pledge centre on Sunday 10th June in aid of Unicef. They've volunteered to answer calls, whilst two star-studded teams – Robbie William’s England and Usain Bolt’s World XI - battle it out on the pitch. So, if you make a donation by phone, there’s a sporting chance your call will be answered in Belfast.

Big-hearted BT staff in Truro pitch in to take calls for Soccer Aid

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 11:56 BST

More than 40 big-hearted BT staff in Cornwall are turning their offices in Calenick Street, Truro,into a Soccer Aid pledge centre for the evening on June 10.

Big-hearted BT staff pitching in to take Soccer Aid calls in Cardiff

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 10:07 BST

​If you’re planning to donate money to Soccer Aid on Sunday June 10, there’s a sporting chance your call might be answered in Cardiff.

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