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BT and Toshiba launch UK's first quantum security showcase

BT and Toshiba launch UK's first quantum security showcase

Press releases   •   Oct 13, 2016 10:07 BST

BT and Toshiba today opened the UK’s first secure quantum communication showcase at BT’s research and development centre in Ipswich.

Tommy Flowers Institute for ICT launched at BT's Adastral Park

Tommy Flowers Institute for ICT launched at BT's Adastral Park

Press releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:04 BST

A new Higher Education ICT training institute, named after computing pioneer Tommy Flowers, was launched today at BT’s Adastral Park technology and research campus near Ipswich, Suffolk.

Openreach tests boost fibre broadband speeds over long lines in the Hebrides

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2016 08:44 BST

The remote community of North Tolsta on the Isle of Lewis is the first in Scotland to test a new technology to increase the speed of fibre broadband over long phone lines.

BT and Nokia to collaborate on development of 5G

BT and Nokia to collaborate on development of 5G

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2016 12:10 BST

Companies will work together to develop 5G use cases, technical trials and standards.

BT launches ninth Infinity Lab Competition with focus on mobile innovation

BT launches ninth Infinity Lab Competition with focus on mobile innovation

Press releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 11:52 BST

BT today launched its ninth Infinity Lab Competition.

Openreach to target one million SMEs with new ultrafast services

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 08:34 BST

Bath, Bradford, Bristol, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Salford first to benefit

BT core network trials break world speed records

BT core network trials break world speed records

Press releases   •   May 25, 2016 15:00 BST

New trials by BT and Huawei have achieved the fastest ever speeds of 2 Terabits per second (Tbps) over a live core network link between London and Dublin.

Openreach expands ultrafast fibre plans

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2016 12:00 GMT

Openreach, BT’s local access business, today announced plans to connect more consumers and small businesses in the UK to ultrafast fibre using its open access network.

BT trials Cloud RAN over G.fast in step towards 5G

BT trials Cloud RAN over G.fast in step towards 5G

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2016 11:57 GMT

BT partners with Cavium in Cloud RAN trials using G.fast technology.

BT celebrates 40 years of innovation at Adastral Park

BT celebrates 40 years of innovation at Adastral Park

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2015 00:00 GMT

The BT Labs celebrate 40 years of innovation.

BT launches competition to find digital innovators

BT launches competition to find digital innovators

Press releases   •   Nov 03, 2015 13:31 GMT

BT is launching a competition to find start-ups and entrepreneurs with innovative digital media and production solutions, with the winning idea potentially trialled by BT Sport.

BT and Alcatel-Lucent achieve 5 gigabits per second speeds over copper broadband

BT and Alcatel-Lucent achieve 5 gigabits per second speeds over copper broadband

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2015 14:30 BST

A potential future development of G.fast broadband technology, known as “XG-FAST”, has achieved speeds of more than 5 Gigabits per second in early experimental lab trials conducted by BT and Alcatel Lucent

BT CEO delivers vision for Britain’s digital future

BT CEO delivers vision for Britain’s digital future

Press releases   •   Sep 22, 2015 09:52 BST

BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson today unveiled the company’s ambition to deliver Britain’s digital future, cementing the nation’s future prosperity as the G20’s leading digital economy.

First customers connected in trial of G.fast ultrafast broadband

First customers connected in trial of G.fast ultrafast broadband

Press releases   •   Aug 25, 2015 00:02 BST

Residents of Huntingdon – a market town in Cambridgeshire – today became the first people in the UK to take part in the field trial of a new type of ultrafast broadband technology from BT.

ASSIA and BT jointly announce UK litigation settlement

ASSIA and BT jointly announce UK litigation settlement

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2015 16:00 BST

BT and ASSIA have announced that they have agreed settlement terms ending a long-running patent infringement dispute.

Nearly half of children do not know who invented the telephone, whilst one in six believe the internet came before the flushing toilet

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2015 09:36 BST

Despite the growing use of smartphones amongst children, four out of 10 aged seven – 11 do not know that Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the original telephone, according to new research from BT.

BT CEO sets out ultrafast broadband vision

BT CEO sets out ultrafast broadband vision

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2015 00:00 GMT

​“G.fast” to deliver speeds of up to 500Mbps to most homes Premium fibre services of up to 1Gbps to be developed

BT launches first National Inventors Day to champion nation’s inventive future

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

​Day celebrates rich heritage of UK invention Aims to inspire new ‘Generation I’ inventors

South West Grid for Learning and BT launch education cloud services

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2014 00:00 GMT

​South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) has selected BT to help transform the use of technology in schools. BT will deliver education cloud services via a new framework, offering schools an innovative way to purchase information and communications technology (ICT) tailored to their needs. Those cloud services will improve the way ICT can support truly outstanding learning.