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BT Group contributes £592m boost to Northern Ireland economy

BT Group contributes £592m boost to Northern Ireland economy

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2019 08:00 GMT

BT Group is responsible for generating £1 in every £65 produced in the Northern Ireland economy, according to an independent report published today.

BT secures Northern Ireland Public Sector Shared Network (NI PSSN) contract

BT secures Northern Ireland Public Sector Shared Network (NI PSSN) contract

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2018 15:24 GMT

BT has been awarded a multi-million pound nine year contract by the Department of Finance (DoF) to provide industry leading telecommunications services to all public sector bodies across Northern Ireland.

BT announces new UK Nations & regions director

BT announces new UK Nations & regions director

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2018 09:28 GMT

BT Group has appointed Jane Wood to lead the company’s policy and public affairs teams in the UK devolved nations, English regions and Ireland.

BT’s Northern Ireland engineering division renamed Openreach Northern Ireland

BT’s Northern Ireland engineering division renamed Openreach Northern Ireland

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 02:00 BST

From 1 October 2018, BT’s Northern Ireland Networks engineering division will be renamed Openreach Northern Ireland.

Final call for BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Final call for BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 10:00 BST

There are three weeks left for Northern Ireland secondary school students to enter the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. BT is encouraging young people to submit their one-page project idea by 25 September. The theme for BTYSTE 2019 is ‘It Starts Here’ because, for many past participants, the Exhibition has marked the beginning of a successful career in science and technology.

Call for entries to BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

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.

BT staff gearing up for charity cycling challenge

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.

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

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

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.

David Meade promotes BTYSTE 2019

David Meade promotes BTYSTE 2019

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 11:53 BST

NI mentalist David Meade is calling on Northern Ireland students to come up with an original STEM project for the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. To highlight the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, BT has commissioned a survey of 300 working people in Belfast - revealing the majority of STEM employees report high job satisfaction rates.