BT plc - Archive (Northern Ireland)

2019
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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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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20
November
2017
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
BT’s annual all-island charity shop takeover, BT Shop for Change, has raised an astounding £198,000 for Marie Curie and the Irish Cancer Society - bringing the total funds raised over the last six years to more than £600,000....
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16
November
2017
| 09:43 Europe/Amsterdam
BT today announced a £20 million investment in a major expansion of ultrafast broadband in towns across Northern Ireland. As part of this investment, BT will recruit additional apprentices and graduates, who’ll undertake a variety of roles in desig...
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08
November
2017
| 16:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Two students from Fort Hill College in Lisburn are celebrating after receiving the news that they have been shortlisted as finalists of the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and will take part in the exhibition in January....
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23
October
2017
| 11:20 Europe/Amsterdam
BT has been helping young people in Belfast kick start their working life with free work placements. The three-week Work Ready programme course combines hands-on work experience and tech know-how with coaching and training. It is open to anyone ag...
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09
October
2017
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
80% of people in Northern Ireland are still choosing to donate unwanted items to charity shops, rather than sell online, and nearly 60% of charity supporters donate at least twice a year. That’s according to a social media survey commissioned by BT ...
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07
September
2017
| 17:36 Europe/Amsterdam
The race is on: Top illusionist and television mentalist, David Meade, today joined BT to urge students from across Northern Ireland to submit an entry for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition ahead of the fast approaching deadline of 25th...
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