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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.

Download speeds influencing home buying in NI - BT survey

Download speeds influencing home buying in NI - BT survey

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2018 12:58 BST

Having access to good broadband speeds is now up there as one of the deciding factors for prospective homebuyers and tenants in Northern Ireland, according to a new survey commissioned by BT’s NI Networks. The results of the survey revealed that three out of five people said that having fibre broadband in their household was very important, rising to seven out of 10 among 18 to 35-year olds.

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.