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

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.

Glasgow youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement

Glasgow youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2018 08:00 BST

BT is on the lookout for 15 young people in Glasgow who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement.

Glasgow youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement

Glasgow youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2017 11:00 GMT

BT is on the lookout for young people in Glasgow who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement. The three-week course in November, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.

Openreach puts more Glasgow homes at the front of ultrafast broadband rollout

Openreach puts more Glasgow homes at the front of ultrafast broadband rollout

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 10:00 BST

New G.fast technology will be available at 26 more ‘pilot’ locations later this year - and parts of Glasgow city centre (Douglas) and Bridgeton in the east end are among them. The new ultrafast services have already started to go live in parts of Langside, Linn and Rutherglen.

Scotland’s new ultrafast broadband locations unveiled as Openreach launches new ‘pilot’ network

Scotland’s new ultrafast broadband locations unveiled as Openreach launches new ‘pilot’ network

Press Releases   •   May 31, 2017 11:55 BST

​Thousands of people in parts of Edinburgh and Glasgow 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.

BT announces plans to recruit another 31 staff in Glasgow

BT announces plans to recruit another 31 staff in Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2017 15:16 GMT

BT today announced plans to recruit a further 31 staff in Glasgow as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive which will transform customer service. The announcement follows the success of its latest recruitment drive in the area, which has already filled 139 contact centre posts since April last year.

Home truths: cyber threats hugely underestimated by more than a third of Glasgow residents

Home truths: cyber threats hugely underestimated by more than a third of Glasgow residents

Press Releases   •   Dec 09, 2016 00:01 GMT

More Glasgow people (55 per cent) believe they are more likely to fall victim to a physical home break-in than those fearing a digital crime (42 per cent), according to new research from BT. But, on average, people in Glasgow are now almost as likely to suffer a digital crime (10 per cent) as a home break-in (13 per cent).

Glasgow sisters hang up on flipping burgers to become BT engineers

Glasgow sisters hang up on flipping burgers to become BT engineers

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2016 10:25 GMT

Three sisters from Glasgow are proving that engineering isn’t just for the boys, with all three joining BT as engineering apprentices.

Carol Monaghan MP urges constituents to connect with Digital Scotland

Carol Monaghan MP urges constituents to connect with Digital Scotland

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2016 12:00 BST

Carol Monaghan MP is getting behind the roll-out of high-speed broadband in her Glasgow North West constituency – where more fibre has recently gone live thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Around 300 more premises in Drumchapel are among the latest to be reached.

​Anne McLaughlin MP urges constituents to connect with Digital Scotland

​Anne McLaughlin MP urges constituents to connect with Digital Scotland

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 14:00 BST

Anne McLaughlin MP is getting behind the roll-out of high-speed broadband in her Glasgow North East constituency – where more fibre cabinets have recently gone live thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.