Articles tagged with 'People blog' & 'Digital Impact Blog' & 'Sustainability Blog' & 'Experience' & 'Innovation' | BT plc

BT plc - Archive (People blog,Digital Impact Blog,Sustainability Blog,Experience,Innovation)

2021
08
January
2021
| 19:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Connectivity is essential for children to keep up with learning at home during the pandemic. We want to help ensure no one is left behind while face-to-face teaching is on hold. That's why BT is increasing its effort to enable disadvantaged school ki...
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2020
08
December
2020
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
In school, I was the only girl on my A level computing course. Now, I’m one of the only women Chief IT Architects in the FTSE 100.The technology sector has taken some big strides to foster a diverse environment, but we still have a way to go. Being t...
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18
November
2020
| 15:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Ofcom has published its Q2 complaints data for April to June, a period that covers the first three full months of a dramatic change in the way we live our lives.The first UK-wide lockdown because of the Coronavirus pandemic led to a huge surge of peo...
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16
November
2020
| 18:32 Europe/Amsterdam
When the UK went into lockdown in March this year, there was speculation on whether our networks would be able to cope. On top of the huge demand from blockbuster game launches and updates, constant software downloads, and mass streaming of popular T...
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06
November
2020
| 13:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Technology revolutions can bring profound changes to the ways that we live and work. It can reshape cities and communities – just look at the effect that the steam engine had on the economy of areas like Swindon in the early 1900s.Mass transportation...
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28
October
2020
| 10:44 Europe/Amsterdam
2020 has been a year of tectonic shifts in the UK’s telecoms supply chain. In January this year the UK government announced proposals to limit use of Huawei to 35% of future fixed and radio access networks and exclude them from the core of the networ...
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22
October
2020
| 11:01 Europe/Amsterdam
By Kevin Brown, Managing Director, BT Security; Sarah Lyons, Deputy Director, National Cyber Security Centre While large organisations often have entire teams dedicated to security, many smaller businesses with limited bandwidth and resources stru...
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29
September
2020
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
In today’s mobile networks, everything needs to be ‘right on time’ – literally. Delivering 5G service to your smartphone relies on tens of thousands of pieces of network equipment, often in different locations across the country, to be synchronised t...
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28
September
2020
| 08:31 Europe/Amsterdam
While the pandemic we’re in will one day end, it’s clear that many aspects of how we live our lives could change for good. In January, half a million people were using Zoom. By April, there were 13 million people doing that, and the UK population wer...
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14
September
2020
| 02:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As the world looks to rebuild from the Covid-19 pandemic, we have a unique opportunity to change the way the economy works - creating a fairer, more resilient, low carbon society. BT has led on climate action for over 25 years and in June, we pled...
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09
September
2020
| 17:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, we made an exciting advancement in the use of 5G technology for the environmental sector. We’re helping our partner University of Stirling to launch a world-leading “living laboratory” for central Scotland. The laboratory is a state-of-the-art...
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09
September
2020
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
As we reflect on our experiences during the initial peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing stands out above all else – the incredible job our NHS and emergency services did amidst such difficult circumstances. Today marks the perfect moment to r...
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06
August
2020
| 16:29 Europe/Amsterdam
2020 has turned out to be the year of the unexpected – and particularly difficult for young people looking for a job or wanting to progress their careers. Lots of businesses are under all sorts of pressure. That means, particularly for young peopl...
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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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29
June
2020
| 14:57 Europe/Amsterdam
By Mark Dames, BT Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Scotland & Nations ...
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26
June
2020
| 14:03 Europe/Amsterdam
In recent weeks there has been a huge amount of energy and engagement from colleagues across BT, and a powerful and growing determination to address issues of racism and prejudice. That’s why this week we’ve launched BT Group’s Ethnicity Rapid Act...
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17
June
2020
| 11:51 Europe/Amsterdam
I want us to be personal and local in every aspect of the service we provide at BT. That's why we're the only major operator to answer 100% of our customer service calls in the UK and Ireland – so that when our customers give us a call, we can connec...
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15
June
2020
| 13:35 Europe/Amsterdam
This week, in what felt like the most hopeful news yet, we learnt that Covid-19 is finally in ‘retreat’, with the lowest numbers of confirmed cases across the UK since the end of March. It’s a been a long haul and it’s far from over; but it is a smal...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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08
March
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cordelia Osewa-Ediae, BT Group Diversity and Inclusion   International Women’s Day is always an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women. The day also reminds us that there’s still a lot of work to be done before women’s equality becom...
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05
February
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Last week, our Chief Executive, Philip Jansen, committed BT to the UN’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and intersex people (LGBTI) Standards of Conduct for Businesses, and we joined the UN’s global campaign to tackle homophobia and transphobia. B...
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20
January
2020
| 11:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Marc Allera, CEO of BT Group’s Consumer division I've talked about wellbeing, mental health and the increasing importance of putting that at the heart of an organisation, and getting people comfortable talking about it, with many colleagues and fr...
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17
January
2020
| 16:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Joint investment in rural coverage is imperative, but prior investments must be respected – and future investment protected We’re delighted to be part of the Government’s Shared Rural Network program, and it’s great to see the progress being made ...
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