Press Releases • Nov 30, 2017 11:19 GMT
“I’ll be back” – Arnold Schwarznegger’s famous words from the movie Terminator – is the most popular film quote used by people in the South West, a new survey by BT TV reveals today. Nearly two thirds of people in the region (64 per cent) admit to using the line in conversation and on social media.
Press Releases • Oct 03, 2017 16:15 BST
BT, Telecom Infra Project, and Facebook announce start-up competition winners
Press Releases • Oct 02, 2017 13:09 BST
BT is offering free work placements to help young people in Bristol get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers.
Press Releases • Sep 14, 2017 11:55 BST
The latest Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) broadband technology - delivering speeds many hundreds of times faster than those previously available - has been installed at Otter Brewery, set in the remote Luppitt Valley, near Honiton.
Press Releases • Aug 24, 2017 11:00 BST
Residents of two Devon villages have agreed a partnership with Openreach for the roll-out of high-speed fibre broadband. About 160 households in Hockworthy and Holcombe Rogus will next year get access to the latest Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology after extensive engineering work is completed.
Press Releases • Aug 22, 2017 12:30 BST
A new £17.6 million deal was announced today to take ultrafast broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in some of Cornwall’s most remote places. The third phase of the Superfast Cornwall programme will see the latest Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) technology - capable of delivering speeds up to one gigabit per second (Gbps) – rolled out to more than 7,000 premises by the end of 2019.
Press Releases • Aug 17, 2017 10:00 BST
Thousands of people living in parts of Bath will be among the first in the country to benefit from a new ultrafast broadband network being built by Openreach. The city is among 26 new locations across the UK to pilot the latest G.fast technology, as part of the national rollout of ultrafast broadband to 12 million homes and businesses by 2020.
Press Releases • Aug 08, 2017 16:45 BST
A 63-year-old Torquay man is preparing to brave the extreme weather of the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific to raise money for charity. Peter Fisher, who lives in St Vincent's Road, will set sail on the adventure of a lifetime.
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2017 09:16 BST
People in the South West commit an average of 29 crimes a year, according to research by BT TV. But quite often people are breaking the law without even realising it.
Press Releases • Jul 14, 2017 15:25 BST
Thousands more Dorset homes and businesses will be able to benefit from the fastest broadband speeds under multi million pound plans unveiled today.
The 999 Service is 80 Years Old Today - with about two million calls a year handled across the South West
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 08:24 BST
The world’s oldest emergency call service - 999 - which handles more than 5,000 calls a day in the South West, is 80 years old today.
The 999 Service is 80 Years Old Today - Cheltenham, Dursley and Gloucester among first Gloucestershire communitie to roll it out
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 08:14 BST
The world’s oldest emergency call service - 999 - which handles more than 5,000 calls a day in the South West, is 80 years old today. Cheltenham, Dursley and Gloucester were among first in the region to introduce 999.
Press Releases • Jun 22, 2017 06:00 BST
A partnership between residents in the North Dorset community of Spetisbury and BT is to make high-speed fibre broadband available to a further 84 homes in the village.
Press Releases • May 31, 2017 15:30 BST
Thousands of people in Swindon can now get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country as Openreach has begun switching on the pilot areas for its new ultrafast broadband network.
Press Releases • May 31, 2017 12:22 BST
Thousands of people in St Austell can now get some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country as Openreach has begun switching on the pilot areas for its new ultrafast broadband network.
Press Releases • May 30, 2017 09:54 BST
A Plymouth woman has won a national award for her unstinting work helping the city’s homeless and hungry. Maddie Maddison, a volunteer for the Plymouth Soup Run for the past ten years, has been named UK Volunteer of the Year at the BT Chairman’s Awards.
Press Releases • May 26, 2017 09:10 BST
EE, the UK’s largest mobile network operator, is confirmed as the official technology and communications partner for Glastonbury Festival for the fifth year running, bringing the most powerful temporary 4G network seen at any UK event to the 900-acre site.
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2017 09:46 BST
BT is offering more free work placements to help young people in Cornwall get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The ten day course, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2017 09:42 BST
BT is offering free traineeships to help young people in Devonget ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The seven-week course, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
Press Releases • Apr 09, 2017 15:24 BST
BT has appointed a new senior executive, Jon Reynolds, to head up its public sector business in Gloucestershire and the South West and implement a new strategic direction to increase its local presence across the region.