Articles tagged with 'Coronavirus' | BT plc

BT plc - Archive (Coronavirus)

2020
06
August
2020
| 09:54 Europe/Amsterdam
As technologists, we’re committed to finding solutions for problems; the coronavirus pandemic is no exception. The outbreak has created a swathe of issues across a broad range of sectors globally, not purely related to health outcomes. It’s raised lo...
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17
July
2020
| 11:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Anyone who regularly gets caught up in commuter traffic, whether that’s on a motorway, or on an inner city or town road, will appreciate how frustrating that experience can be. Not only is watching a long line of vehicles creeping along at a snail...
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01
July
2020
| 14:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Keeping connected - Over half of the UK (53%) has been using technology more often and in different aspects of their lives during lockdown Upskilling the UK through tech - Over a third (35%) agree that they’ve discovered new skills they will...
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09
June
2020
| 13:57 Europe/Amsterdam
As COVID-19 news and information dominate the news, misinformation about the virus is also peaking, undermining public trust. BT has long been committed to the online safety of our customers, providing advice and safeguarding tools that help protect ...
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15
May
2020
| 14:21 Europe/Amsterdam
New research from BT Skills for Tomorrow suggests that many older people (70+) are suffering from a difficult combination of both physical and digital isolation during the Coronavirus lockdown. A poll of 1,000 people who have a close relative over...
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05
May
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
By Kevin Brown, Managing Director, BT Security; Sarah Lyons, Deputy Director, National Cyber Security Centre The last few weeks have changed the way we use technology in ways we probably never imagined. Many of us are spending more time online, wh...
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24
April
2020
| 12:24 Europe/Amsterdam
  Surviving or thriving during Covid-19: how BT is supporting small businesses at this difficult time By Ashish Gupta, MD SME & Health, BT Enterprise As the UK works together to overcome the coronavirus pandemic, it’s hard not to feel inspir...
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22
April
2020
| 10:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Over the next two weeks, BT is providing up to 8,000 of our customer service colleagues from our contact centres across our consumer brands with the technology, the security and equipment so that they can work from home. Since the world changed fo...
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21
April
2020
| 11:43 Europe/Amsterdam
BT’s Adastral Park is co-ordinating a major effort to create thousands of protective visors for frontline health and social care workers in the East of England every week during the coronavirus pandemic. The company’s research and innovation hub, ...
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15
April
2020
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
By Fotis Karonis, CTIO Enterprise Once again on Thursday evening, we came together as a nation in a collective round of applause to recognise the amazing efforts of NHS staff, emergency services and other key workers who are helping us all to get ...
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06
April
2020
| 10:20 Europe/Amsterdam
BT keeping the UK connected, safe and working, says Philip Jansen Commits to no job losses related to the coronavirus crisis for the foreseeable future Pay increase for ‘team member’ workers; pay freeze for managers Reconfirms awar...
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27
March
2020
| 16:34 Europe/Amsterdam
We are working to do as much as we can across BT, EE and Plusnet to keep providing our customers with the service they need and our people safe at this difficult time for us all. This is why we’re asking our most important people to come into our man...
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23
March
2020
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
By Gerry McQuade, CEO BT Enterprise The global Covid-19 pandemic is first and foremost a public health crisis – the gravest of our generation – and it is only right that the Government has taken decisive action to protect the elderly and most vuln...
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20
March
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As stronger restrictions around COVID-19 begin to take effect, and many of us contemplate a future of working from home for an extended period, the resilience and capability of our networks takes on an even greater importance. No-one is more aware of...
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20
March
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With more of us spending time away from family, friends and work because of Coronavirus, using digital technology to stay connected has never been more important. It’s a very difficult and uncertain time for us all – and we’re constantly assessing th...
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16
March
2020
| 16:13 Europe/Amsterdam
We have more than enough capacity in our UK broadband network to handle mass-scale home-working in response to COVID-19. Our network is built to accommodate evening peak network capacity, which is driven by data-heavy things like video streaming and ...
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13
March
2020
| 16:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Howard Watson, our Group Chief Technology Officer, sends a video from home talking about the resilience of our UK network in the event of mass home-working during the coronavirus outbreak. ...
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12
March
2020
| 22:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Philip Jansen, Chief Executive, BT Group has late this afternoon tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result has followed the Public Health England protocols to self-isolate. BT is now working closely with Public Health England to undertake a ful...
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