BT and Ericsson team up on 5G
Published in Network
Wednesday, 01 June 2022 11:52

BT and Ericsson team up on 5G


Private networks across the UK

BT and Ericsson struck a multi-million pound partnership to offer private 5G networks to businesses across Britain.

BT and Tosh build quantum-secured metro fibre optic network
Published in Network


Beware the potentially dead or alive quantum kitty

UK ISP BT and partner Toshiba have today announced that they intend to build the “world’s first” quantum-secured metro fibre optic network between commercial sites in London.

BT trails hollow core optical fibre cable
Published in News


More resistant to damage from Kitten Kong

BT has announced that ot has begun trials of a new type of hollow-core optical fibre cable at their BT Labs R&D facility in Adastral Park (Ipswich), which could in theory be more resistant to damage, while also delivering better performance.

Nokia wins BT 5G contract
Published in Network
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 11:56

Nokia wins BT 5G contract


Filling the Huawei space


Former rubber boot maker Nokia has signed a deal with Britain's biggest mobile operator BT to supply it with 5G radio equipment.

Overrated phone gets the most hyped carrier technology
Published in Mobiles


A year after everyone else

CEO of British Telecom's consumer brands BT and EE Marc Allera claims Apple is days away from launching its first 5G iPhone models.

Scots to sign R100 broadband contact with BT
Published in Network
Friday, 11 September 2020 12:01

Scots to sign R100 broadband contact with BT


Much delayed superfast broadband roll-out programme

The Scottish Government (SG) expects to sign a contract with BT (Openreach) for the delivery of their much delayed LOT 1 area, which forms part of the £579m R100 (Reaching 100 percent) superfast broadband roll-out programme, “before the end of the calendar year”.

BT gives 5G core contract to Ericsson
Published in Network
Friday, 17 April 2020 12:08

BT gives 5G core contract to Ericsson


Too sensitive for Huawei

British mobile carrier BT has selected Ericsson to provide the core of its 5G network.

5G proving 450 percent faster
Published in Network
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:04

5G proving 450 percent faster

 
At least for downloads

Speed testing giant Ookla has shown that the early 5G mobile networks are more than 450 percent faster than older ones – at least on downloads.

BT releases new 5G plans
Published in Network
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:32

BT releases new 5G plans


Halo, how are you? Can you tell me your name?

Customers of UK ISP BT (EE) can from today adopt the provider’s new converged “Halo” and “No Limits” plans, which brings together its 5G mobile and fixed-line home broadband (FTTC, FTTP, G.fast) networks.

BT forced to give rivals more network access
Published in Network

 

Will speed up fibre cabling

Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT will be forced to give rivals greater access to its core network, Openreach, to encourage a faster roll-out of high-speed fibre cables, under plans set out by regulator Ofcom on Friday.