Telecommunications giant BT has introduced a free application for Apple iPhone and Android devices that will automatically connect BT Total Broadband customers to its network of 1.6 million Wi-Fi hotspots.
The new BT FON application will help customers by providing them with an easy access to the unlimited free mobile Internet offered by the telecoms giant’s BT Openzone Wi-Fi hotspots, which is the biggest Wi-Fi network in Britain.
Broadband provider BT has now more than 15 million customers in the UK as the company claims that it signed up the 15-millionth customer to its high-speed network previous week.
Figures revealed by the telecoms giant show that more than 5 million connections have been made through BT retail, while the remaining via other companies.
Britain’s advertising watchdog, the ASA, banned an advert in BT's long-running "Adam and Jane" campaign, saying it mislead customers over broadband speeds.
In the concerned BT advert, a voiceover used to make the claim that the telecoms giant was "rolling out up to 20 meg speeds to give you a consistently faster broadband throughout the day even at peak times".
Around 87 per cent of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) voted in favor of the BT's 3-year pay deal worth 9.3 per cent, averting a possible strike action.
The CWU members were in dispute with the telecoms giant over pay deal. Earlier in may, the CWU members voted for a strike action in response to company’s earlier offer of 2 per cent and guaranteed bonuses in the range of £250 to £500.
But, CWU members supported the new pay deal with a strong majority.
Britain’s advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has banned an ad campaign for BT that promised "instant broadband”.
The ban was imposed after the advertising watchdog received four complaints from consumers about ads that praised BT Infinity with large text stating: “The birth of the instant internet”.
The ad also claimed that BT Infinity allowed users download, upload and share high-quality photos, videos and music instantly.
Sky Sports 1 and 2 will be aired live on the BT Vision network, and the price starting for the same is £6.99 a month for one channel, which might give the ample amount of boost required to rank top.
Hybrid Freeview/IPTV service, BT Vision, have acquired a total of 14,000 new customers in the second quarter and supposedly deemed to be one of the worst performance that has been observed in the two year period.
BT- offered broadband service PlusNet has launched 100 Mbps fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband connection for the first few UK customers.
It was PlusNet user 'herbiejhopkins' who claimed on PlusNet's association that offers an average speed of 77Mbps, on the other hand has upload speed that remained unflickered with constant speed of 15 Mbps.
British telecoms giant BT has announced that it would deploy a new anti-theft technology as a deterrent to copper cable thieves who destroy the network by ripping up cables to sell them for scrap.
The SmartWater technology is an invisible paint that can be used to forensically mark copper thieves. Potential copper thieves will be tagged by the new technology, which will help police in tracing them.
A new technology, called SmartWater, will be deployed by the British telecoms giant BT in a bid to combat copper cable thefts in Scotland.
SmartWater is an invisible paint that can be used to forensically mark copper thieves. Potential copper thieves will be tagged by the new technology, which will help police in tracing them.
BT in his wish list had added to augment the prices of its Open reach venture expenditure from its opponent operative to permit its territorial telephone network as it attempt to meet a £9bn pension shortage
The watchdog's Ofcom had been dealing with BT propel by declining to permit the group to make back few of the cost of blocking the black hole in its pension account by hiking prices.
At the moment the Ofcom group only takes into consideration the enduring pension service outlay and eliminates payments crafted out by BT in admiration of any funding deficit.
BT and TalkTalk have knocked the doors of High Court for reviewing of the Digital Economy Act.
It has been stated earlier that rushing inbound towards the law at the end of parliament seemingly will raise issues for those who are affected by the outcome and this appears to be the current state of events that occur at the Digital Economy Act.
The actual scenario is just the opposite what people assume, here internet service providers (ISPs) plan to go to court in order get the law turned over.
BT reportedly claimed of vouching in for a £144 deal with the multi brand business Unilever.
This deal is a part of extension strategy that comes from BT in regard of the existing four-year contract.
It will ensure BT operating a unified communications and wireless technology service across a number of sites spread over a hundred countries.
UK consumers can rejoice as soon they will be endowed with a number of options for their phone and broadband bundles as internet service providers (ISPs) soon converts into a bundled service provider.
The first provider comes as BE Broadband, which soon will initiate its own fixed line phone service in September.
However the prices for the same are yet to be known but the managing director of BE, Tom Williams, states that BE Broadband bundled prices will be competitive and will definitely offer a value for money proposition.
UK telecoms giant BT has announced partnership with broadcasting firm Arqiva and BAE Systems’ Detica to participate in the multi-billion pound rollout of smart energy meters across the country.
The three companies will try to convince the government that they should be given rights to build and operate a new nationwide long-range radio network to communicate with the intelligent meters. It may be noted here that the UK government has plans to install 28 million smart energy meters in homes and small businesses in the coming ten years.
Telecoms giant BT’s rival firms such as Sky and Virgin Media are optimistic about their chances to increase their customer base after BT announced its plans to increase monthly line rental.
BT is going to increase its monthly line rental by 50p form beginning of October, pushing the cost of connecting a call up from 9.9p to 10.9p. The day time rate will rise from 5.9p to 6.4p.
From October, renting a phone line to get broadband will start costing £13.29. The standard cost of landline will soar to £159.48.