There are 179 articles with this tag
posted on 14 July 2011
BT Retail, UK-based broadband giant, has today
announced that it was kick starting its summer deals, and this time
the ISP will have 4 months free broadband and home
phone on its Broadband 1 and Anytime Calls bundle
up for grabs.
This will enable new customers to save £16 a month for the first
four months of their contracts.
The offer featur... [read more]
posted on 08 July 2011
As hacker groups such as LulzSec among other
attackers dominated the news, BT has come up with
a so-called multi-factor authentication system for
financial companies to use in order to keep customer data more
The software is the company's first ever trial at web-based
authentication for larger firms which specialise in
business-to-con... [read more]
posted on 06 July 2011
According to a study commissioned by BT, a
third of people in the UK feel overwhelmed by the amount
of technology at their disposal.
The study was conducted by the University of Cambridge, on
behalf of BT, and included 1,269 participants.
The results of the study showed that people had a tendency of
getting overwhelmed by social networking, ... [read more]
posted on 05 July 2011
Two of the UK's biggest broadband providers, BT
and TalkTalk, have to face
criticism coming from the UK Communications
Minister, Ed Vaizey.
It seems that the companies have "fallen at every
hurdle" while fighting against the controversial Digital
Economy Act (DEA).
It is also worth mentioning that BT is currently in court
against the Motion ... [read more]
posted on 01 July 2011
BT, you should find more ways to improve
broadband in Wales, said the Wales Internet Service Providers
According to the association's Chief Operating Officer, Richard
Brown, the broadband situation in Wales was "shockingly bad" and
the UK's largest ISP was not pulling its weight to minimise the
He also added tha... [read more]
posted on 29 June 2011
In a new move to try and tackle piracy,
Hollywood is requesting BT to
block access to file sharing site Newzbin via the High Court.
Instead of trying to force the website to go offline, the
Motion Picture Association will request for the
website to be blocked.
The MPA will take BT to the High Court tomorrow in a move that
could pave the way ... [read more]
posted on 28 June 2011
It was recently announced that Internet Service Providers
(ISPs) have refused to sign the
web blocking proposals put together by
The plans, which aim to tackle copyright theft, are opposed by
various broadband providers who feel they should not be involved in
this non judicial censoring process.
TalkTalk as say... [read more]
posted on 24 June 2011
Moments ago telecoms giant, BT, has launched a
new deal - three months free anytime UK phone
calls and up to 20Mbps broadband service
More details on the BT Broadband and Anytime Calls promotion as
* Download speeds of up to 20Mbps;
* 10GB monthly usage cap;
* Home hub wireless router included;
* Unlimited Wi-Fi minutes;
... [read more]
posted on 23 June 2011
BT Group and TalkTalk, two of
the UK's largest broadband providers, have lost their appeal of the
earlier rejection for a Judicial Review (JR) against the
Digital Economy Act (DEA).
The DEA is put in place to regulate the digital media and thus,
the Act is considered to be highly controversial.
One of the issues was that the DEA could identi... [read more]
posted on 22 June 2011
According to recent reports, BT plans to bring
some healthy competition to Bournemouth, where at the moment
CityFibre holds the throne.
However, CityFibre Holdings' Chief Executive, Greg
Mesch has commented that his company was not scared of
BT's grand entrance into the city.
BT has scheduled in Bournemouth for 2012 as a part of its
broader ... [read more]