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BT to bring more fibre to cities

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2014 00:00 GMT

BT will invest a further £50 million into its commercial fibre broadband programme over the next three years, it was announced today. The money will benefit more than 30 cities, helping to make high speed broadband available to more than 400,000 additional premises.

Joe Garner to be CEO of Openreach

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2014 00:00 GMT

Joe Garner is to be the new CEO of Openreach, BT announced today. Garner, who will join in mid-February, will replace Liv Garfield, who is leaving to become CEO of Severn Trent.

BT boosts family online safety with filter for all internet devices in the home

Press releases   •   Dec 13, 2013 00:00 GMT

BT announced today the launch of BT Parental Controls, its network-based filter to help protect children online, covering all internet connected devices in the home.

BT Sport and NBA announce exclusive multiyear television partnership to bring the world’s best basketball action to fans in the UK and Ireland

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2013 00:00 GMT

British sports fans will be able to watch multiplatform coverage of the NBA (National Basketball Association), including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Carmelo Anthony and the likes of the Miami Heat, LA Lakers and New York Knicks after BT Sport and the NBA reached an agreement for exclusively live television coverage of top NBA games and programming in the UK and Ireland.

BT to accelerate growth in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2013 00:00 GMT

BT today announced a new phase of investments into the rapidly growing economies of Asia Pacific, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA) with the objective of accelerating its expansion in high growth markets.

BT wins all live UK TV rights to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2013 00:00 GMT

BT Sport will be the new UK home of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League football, following a tender process in which BT won the exclusive live broadcast rights to all 350 matches from both tournaments. The rights run for three seasons from 2015/16.

BT GROUP PLC Results for the second quarter and half year to 30 September 2013

Press releases   •   Oct 31, 2013 00:00 GMT

BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the second quarter and half year to 30 September 2013.

BT enhances its TV service with its best ever line-up

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2013 00:00 GMT

BT has stepped up its efforts to attract TV customers with a major launch of new channels and by offering customers the chance to build their own TV package made up of just the content they actually want to watch.

BT and Sky reach agreement to add Sky Movies to BT TV

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2013 00:00 BST

BT and Sky have signed a multi-year contract which will see Sky Movies made available through BT TV.

BT and EE sign MVNO agreement

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2013 00:00 BST

BT and EE have signed an agreement to proceed, on an exclusive basis, to a contract for EE to provide mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services to BT’s customers and employees.

BT Sport serves up christmas gift for football fans

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2013 00:00 BST

BT Sport has scored some of the highest quality Barclays Premier League ties in the latest round of “top picks” – including double header feasts of football on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2013 00:00 BST

400 newly decorated Openreach vans will start hitting the streets of Britain today as part of a new campaign to promote IPTV services delivered via fibre broadband.

BT Sport opens up for October

Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2013 00:00 BST

BT Sport is making its magazine and live sport programming available to anyone with Freeview, BT TV, Sky or Virgin TV during October.

BT boosts its IP exchange platform with new Americas hub

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2013 00:00 BST

BT has launched a major IP Exchange hub in the United States to manage rapidly growing network traffic over its IP Exchange platform.

BT Sport proving a major hit with app users

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2013 00:00 BST

The BT Sport App is proving a major hit with customers it was announced today by Marc Watson, CEO of BT TV. Watson, who was making a keynote speech at the Royal Television Society, said that huge numbers of BT customers had downloaded the App and that the million milestone was due to be passed in the next month.

BT Sport signs 10,000 pubs and clubs before Premier League kick off

Press releases   •   Aug 16, 2013 00:00 BST

With just a day to go before the new Premier League season kicks off, BT Sport has announced that more than 10,000 pubs, clubs, betting shops, hotels and other commercial premises have signed up to its TV packages.

BT and Virgin Media sign wholesale BT Sport deal

Press releases   •   Aug 15, 2013 00:00 BST

BT and Virgin Media today announced a three year deal to ensure millions of Virgin Media TV customers can enjoy full access to the BT Sport TV channels.

BT Sport passes the million mark in just three months

Press releases   •   Aug 12, 2013 00:00 BST

More than a million households are ready and equipped to enjoy the start of the Barclays Premier League on BT Sport this coming weekend. BT only began to accept orders on May 10, so the million customers for BT Sport have been added in just three months.

BT launches nine month broadband and calls packages for students

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2013 00:00 BST

BT has today unveiled two new broadband and calls deals specifically tailored for the millions of students living in shared houses across the UK.

BT Sport signs first commercial gaming deal with Betfred

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2013 00:00 BST

BT Sport has announced that all three BT Sport channels will be available in all of Betfred’s 1,370 bookmakers across the UK.