BT plc - Archive (Northern Ireland)

2019
11
October
2019
| 10:07 Europe/Amsterdam
BT Mobile’s 5G service launches for consumer and business customers across more than 20 towns and cities – with ambition to expand coverage to a further 25 places by the end of 2019 BT Plus and BT Business customers given exclusive opportunity to ...
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08
October
2019
| 14:46 Europe/Amsterdam
BT signs multi-year partnership with the Irish FA to become the Lead Partner of all the Men's, Boys’ and Disability international teams in Northern Ireland The new BT logo to appear on all training kits from November as the men's senior team prepa...
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03
October
2019
| 14:17 Europe/Amsterdam
New Barefoot computing resources take primary school pupils on an adventure into the exciting history of WW2 coding and help them build the digital skills they will need for the future Six top secret lessons including code cracking, researching an...
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09
September
2019
| 14:55 Europe/Amsterdam
· Adults call 999 twice in their lifetime · BT call handlers can now locate 999 calls from smartphones to within 3 metres Adults in Northern Ireland have, on average, called the 999 emergency number twice in their lives, according to a new surv...
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16
July
2019
| 16:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Adopt a Kiosk Scheme announced in Northern Ireland. BT is offering communities across Northern Ireland the opportunity to adopt their local phone box for just £1 to turn them into something inspirational for their local area....
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02
July
2019
| 09:01 Europe/Amsterdam
BT will launch 5G this autumn for BT and BT business customers BT Plus customers given the option to be the first to upgrade BT’s 5G service will be available in the busiest parts of 16 UK cities by the end of the year Launch marks BT’s continue...
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05
June
2019
| 08:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Ipswich (Adastral Park), London and Manchester to be key locations for the group BT’s workplace improvement and consolidation programme is the biggest of its type ever undertaken in the UK an...
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05
February
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
BT Group is responsible for generating £1 in every £65 produced in the Northern Ireland economy, according to an independent report published today....
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2018
01
October
2018
| 02:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From 1 October 2018, BT’s Northern Ireland Networks engineering division will be renamed Openreach Northern Ireland....
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03
September
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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 ‘I...
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27
June
2018
| 10:40 Europe/Amsterdam
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 t...
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18
June
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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...
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04
June
2018
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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 under...
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01
June
2018
| 17:17 Europe/Amsterdam
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 Usai...
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30
April
2018
| 12:58 Europe/Amsterdam
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 th...
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24
April
2018
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
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 comm...
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21
March
2018
| 12:39 Europe/Amsterdam
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 Ne...
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14
March
2018
| 10:26 Europe/Amsterdam
​ BT is on the look-out for 15 young people in Fermanagh who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement in Enniskillen. The three-week Work Ready programme starts on Monday 26th March and is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 no...
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12
March
2018
| 12:12 Europe/Amsterdam
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 servi...
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22
February
2018
| 15:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Over 150 students from across Northern Ireland took part in a day of design and problem-solving activities - organised by CCEA and BT. The Sci Tech workshop at Stranmillis University College was designed to develop their interest in STEM subjects (S...
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13
February
2018
| 12:48 Europe/Amsterdam
More than forty per cent of Northern Ireland Primary Schools have signed up to a BT-sponsored initiative to boost tech literacy in the classroom in its first year. The Barefoot Computing Project works with teachers to help them develop the confidenc...
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09
February
2018
| 14:17 Europe/Amsterdam
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 du...
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08
February
2018
| 16:56 Europe/Amsterdam
BT’s Northern Ireland Networks division has made G.fast available to over 4000 premises in Antrim Town as part of a pilot project announced last year. By using existing copper wires, this hybrid fibre broadband technology involves minimal disruption ...
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07
February
2018
| 16:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Paul Murnaghan, Regional Director for BT Business in Northern Ireland, is urging NI companies to apply for this year's BT Infinity Lab Awards: “The Infinity Awards build on BT’s commitment to engage with start-ups and encourage open innovation. Th...
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22
January
2018
| 12:36 Europe/Amsterdam
BT’s latest Work Ready programme is offering free work placements to help young people in Derry~Londonderry get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers. The three week course, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training,...
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12
January
2018
| 20:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Beating off stiff competition at this year's BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, Harvey Donnelly from Wellington College in Belfast won the ‘BT Northern Ireland Best Project’ Award for his ‘Modelling Electrochemical Cell Reactions’ entry. Th...
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03
January
2018
| 16:20 Europe/Amsterdam
In the run up to next week's BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in Dublin, organisers have announced a new partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award so that NI participants can use their project work to count towards the Skills section o...
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2017
18
December
2017
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
BT has announced that 35% of homes and businesses in Northern Ireland are now connected to Superfast broadband and benefitting from download speeds of up to 80 Mbps. Anyone interested in getting fibre broadband can choose from a range of broadband p...
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29
November
2017
| 11:07 Europe/Amsterdam
BT has opened a multi-million pound Innovation Centre in Belfast, which will play a crucial role in its global research and development capability, focusing on advanced research into the Internet of Things, cyber security and 5G communications . In...
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24
November
2017
| 17:25 Europe/Amsterdam
A survey conducted on behalf of BT Business in NI suggests that local organisations are increasing investment and strengthening levels of protection against cyber attacks - but findings reveal that more needs to be done....
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