Articles tagged with 'Scotland' | BT plc

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2023
26
September
2023
| 08:00 Europe/London
The landline is here to stay, but the technology used to make calls is changing from analogue to digital, as part of an industry-wide shift  backed by  Ofcom and the UK Government as an important step towards future-proofing the UK's connectivity.BT ...
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14
September
2023
| 10:42 Europe/London
The flagship building reaffirms the company’s commitment to Scotland as it launches services to deliver the country’s public sector connectivity BT Group today reaffirmed its commitment to Glasgow, and Scotland, as it officially reopened its Clydesid...
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24
May
2023
| 13:54 Europe/London
BT Group has marked a key milestone in the development of its new state-of-the-art home in Dundee, with a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony today (24th May) as construction reached its highest point.Delegates gathered at the top of the five-storey s...
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24
April
2023
| 09:30 Europe/London
BT has secured a multi-million pound contract worth up to £350 million over the next six years to become the sole provider to deliver public sector connectivity across Scotland.The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) contract, which has been awarded by...
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28
February
2023
| 10:09 Europe/London
BT Group's activities provided estimated boost of £1.5bn to the Scottish economy last year and supported nearly 15,000 jobs across Scotland Estimates include the knock-on impact of the spend of employees and payment to suppliers in local economies in...
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09
February
2023
| 09:00 Europe/London
Rural boost as EE announces next stage of 5G rollout on path to full UK coverageNational Parks, seasonal hotspots and over 500 smaller towns and villages get EE’s 5G signal for the first timeBT Group outline new innovations to drive improved network ...
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2022
06
September
2022
| 09:42 Europe/London
BT and ScottishPower to deliver strategic partnership to help connect Scotland’s renewable growth                  BT has today announced that it has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by ScottishPower, world leaders in wind energy, to stren...
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07
March
2022
| 10:43 Europe/London
BT is partnering with local authorities in towns and cities across the UK, including London, Leeds and Birmingham, to boost mobile coverage by mounting small cell antennas on street furniture such as lampposts and CCTV columns.The technology and tele...
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2021
25
November
2021
| 09:46 Europe/London
First BT Street Hub 2.0 unit unveiled in Glasgow - with local businesses given the chance to advertise for free via the digital screensNew research reveals that over 60 per cent of small firms say local advertising will boost awareness of their busin...
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11
May
2021
| 10:00 Europe/London
Multi-million pound waterfront development will be home to around 1,000 colleagues
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28
April
2021
| 12:49 Europe/London
70 grassroots clubs connected across the UK, with plan to reach 100 by the end of summerConnected clubs already using new Wi-Fi for uses such as live streaming matches, setting up contactless payments and guest Wi-Fi at clubsInitiative to boost grass...
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15
March
2021
| 09:12 Europe/London
Across the UK, more than 6,600 phone boxes have been taken on by communities through BT’s Adopt a Kiosk schemeFrom life-saving defibrillators to a mini museum, the opportunities for local phone boxes are endlessBT today revealed that almost 4,000 of ...
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10
March
2021
| 14:09 Europe/London
Pupils in North Lanarkshire can now experience what it’s like to be in outer space, under the ocean, on a World War 1 battlefield or even on top of Everest thanks to a new learning initiative which is the first of its kind in the UK.The project has b...
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09
February
2021
| 10:18 Europe/London
BT Group employs 1 in every 10 employees in IT and communications sector in ScotlandAround 12,400 total jobs supported through direct and indirect effects £167 million annual supply chain spend in ScotlandBT Group, its spend with contractors and supp...
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29
January
2021
| 09:35 Europe/London
It’s been one year since BT completed its commitment to answer 100% of customer service calls in the UK and Ireland – a year ahead of schedule – to deliver the most personal and local service to our customers across our three Consumer brands.Providin...
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27
January
2021
| 00:05 Europe/London
BT Group today announced plans to recruit more than 400[1] apprentices and graduates for its September 2021 intake.BT will recruit talent into the company across areas as diverse as engineering, customer service, applied research, and cyber-security ...
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2020
09
September
2020
| 16:43 Europe/London
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
| 08:45 Europe/London
999 agents handle a call every three seconds during Covid-19 peakBT’s technology helps to pinpoint 999 caller’s GPS positionBT’s latest 999 call handling volumes are revealed today - with the company handling 90,000 calls every day - as BT joins the ...
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25
August
2020
| 14:08 Europe/London
Stockport’s Nicola Wallace Dean nominated for her tireless efforts in the community during lockdown The award was launched by BT Skills for Tomorrow, in partnership with Channel Mum, which is helping families this summer as they grapple with...
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29
July
2020
| 10:20 Europe/London
Alan Lees, who has held several senior sales related roles at BT, has been appointed as the new director of its Enterprise business in Scotland. The Glasgow-born executive started his career at BT in 2001 and has worked in a variety of roles durin...
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08
July
2020
| 15:54 Europe/London
Significant investment to provide future-fit workspace for colleagues   BT Group has today announced Dundee will be one of its key locations, providing a future-fit workplace for colleagues. The technology and telecoms firm has annou...
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08
July
2020
| 15:50 Europe/London
Glasgow Clydeside office set for major refurbishment and expansion   BT’s main Glasgow office is set for a multi-million-pound refurbishment as the city was today revealed as a key location in the company’s future plans. The office o...
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04
February
2020
| 10:59 Europe/London
4 NATIONS. BT to unite the Home Nations in one of the largest ever footballing programmes to run across the UK in partnership with The FA, Scottish FA, Irish FA and FA of Wales 3 COMMUNITIES. As part of new brand strategy, Beyond Limits, BT ...
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2019
09
December
2019
| 11:22 Europe/London
Small and medium sized businesses in Glasgow are being given the chance to learn vital digital skills for free. BT is working with Google Digital Garage to deliver the training. The sessions are part of BT’s Skills for Tomorrow initiative - a majo...
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11
October
2019
| 09:07 Europe/London
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
| 10:44 Europe/London
BT signs multi-year partnership with the Scottish FA to become the exclusive Lead Partner of all the Men's, Women's, Youth and Disability international teams in Scotland Announcement is part of a brand relaunch to become the exclusive lead partner...
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09
September
2019
| 15:47 Europe/London
Adults in Scotland call 999 once in their lifetime BT call handlers can now locate 999 calls from smartphones to within 3 metres
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02
July
2019
| 08:01 Europe/London
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
| 07:32 Europe/London
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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02
May
2019
| 10:52 Europe/London
Adopt a Kiosk Scheme announced in Scotland. BT is offering communities across Scotland 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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