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Aberdeen Youngsters Can Kick-Start Their Careers  With a Free BT Work Placement

Aberdeen Youngsters Can Kick-Start Their Careers With a Free BT Work Placement

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2018 15:51 BST

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

Renfrewshire schools coding clubs get a digital boost from BT

Renfrewshire schools coding clubs get a digital boost from BT

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2018 10:00 BST

Coding clubs have been launched in more Renfrewshire schools in a bid to interest local pupils in computing careers – and help stem Scotland’s digital skills gap. West College Scotland has scooped a BT-supported grant from digital skills charity Digital Xtra Fund to extend its coding club initiative in Renfrewshire high schools.

Big-hearted BT staff line up to take your Sport Relief calls in Dundee

Big-hearted BT staff line up to take your Sport Relief calls in Dundee

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2018 10:00 GMT

If you’re planning to donate money to Sport Relief during Friday’s telethon, there’s a sporting chance your call might be answered in Dundee. Around 100 big-hearted BT and EE staff are turning their offices at Telephone House in Ward Road into a Sport Relief pledge centre, taking it in turns to answer calls after giving up their Friday evening.

BT launches hunt for 130 grads and apprentices in Northern Ireland

BT launches hunt for 130 grads and apprentices in Northern Ireland

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2018 12:39 GMT

BT is creating 130 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs across Northern Ireland as part of a new UK-wide drive to recruit the best tech talent available. The NI new recruits will be located in Belfast, Derry, Coleraine, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Newry. Roles include Tech Design, Tech Operations, Software, IT, Sales, Finance, Customer Experience and Engineering.

BT launches hunt for 76 graduates and apprentices in Scotland

BT launches hunt for 76 graduates and apprentices in Scotland

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2018 10:00 GMT

BT is creating 76 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs across Scotland as part of a new UK-wide drive to recruit the best tech talent available. Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Greenock are among the areas to benefit.

NI’s first Community Fibre Partnership set to turn broadband black spot into hot spot

NI’s first Community Fibre Partnership set to turn broadband black spot into hot spot

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 12:12 GMT

BT has announced that Northern Ireland’s first Community Fibre Partnership will provide access to ultrafast broadband to a primary school and more than fifty homes and businesses on the edge of Clonmore Village in Dungannon. It’s hoped the new service will be available as early as June this year.

BT appoints first Chief Information Officer for Scotland

BT appoints first Chief Information Officer for Scotland

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 09:00 GMT

BT has appointed a Chief Information Officer for Scotland to work with its major corporate and public sector customers. Simon Haston joins BT from Aberdeen City Council, where he was head of IT and transformation, as BT further strengthens its major corporate and public sector business.

New office development with ultrafast broadband attracts start-ups to Lisburn

New office development with ultrafast broadband attracts start-ups to Lisburn

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2018 14:17 GMT

The Lisburn Enterprise Organisation has opened a new two-storey, high-spec ‘incubator site’ for small tech start-ups that require ultrafast internet access. BT’s NI Networks division installed a multiple-occupancy Fibre to the Premises connection during the construction phase and is urging developers and architects to follow suit and ‘future proof’ buildings by planning for ultrafast broadband.

EE launches 4G home broadband antenna to connect more than 80,000 homes across Scotland

EE launches 4G home broadband antenna to connect more than 80,000 homes across Scotland

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2018 09:30 GMT

EE trials new 4G antenna solution – providing rural homes with superfast broadband as fast as fibre for the first time. 4G antenna and professional installation service will be available nationwide from 9 February. With 4G coverage in more places than any other operator, EE could help 580,000 UK homes, including 80,000 in Scotland, gain access to high speed connectivity.

Scottish businesses urged to compete in BT and Cabinet Office search for small companies with big tech ideas

Scottish businesses urged to compete in BT and Cabinet Office search for small companies with big tech ideas

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 10:00 GMT

BT has launched a competition for small and medium businesses in partnership with the Cabinet Office and TechHub to find the latest innovations to boost digital public services, defence and retail.