BT Launches 5G Services in the UK

This morning BT Mobile became the fourth mobile provider to launch 5G services in the UK, rolling it out to the usual suspects, London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Manchester, as well as 14 other cities and large towns, including Coventry, Leicester and Bristol. Read More >>

BT’s 5G Services are Launching on Friday

The four big networks have already announced their plans for the 5G rollout, and now it's time to hear about what the other, less popular MVNOs have to offer and today is BT's turn. Because even though BT owns EE, it still has a separate network that needs its own 5G rollout. Read More >>

BT Pushes for 100 Per Cent Full-Fibre and Copper Broadband Network Switch-Off Date

The various super-ISPs of the nation are having secret meetings about formally launching a nationwide* push to introduce 100 per cent coverage for full-fibre broadband in the UK, with the plan potentially coming with a copper network switchover date to make everyone believe they're actually serious. Read More >>

BT Sport Airs Its First Live 8K Broadcast at IBC Amsterdam

BT loves broadcasting its sport content in eye-blistering resolutions, and the latest feat that its tooting its horn about is "one of the world's first live 8K sports broadcasts". Read More >>

BT Offers to Protect You and Your Loved Ones From Drone Attack

A press release from the year 2047 has somehow appeared on the BT web site of today, in which the telecoms network offers businesses assured protection from the threat of drone assault. Read More >>

BT Sport Will Be Live Broadcasting Football in HDR

The BT Sport 4K UHD channel is getting a re-brand and will henceforth be known as BT Sport Ultimate, and will be the first channel in the UK to do live HDR broadcasts. Read More >>

BT is Jumping on the 5G Bandwagon Later This Year Using EE’s 5G Network

BT is launching 5G for its customers this autumn and BT Plus customers get first dibs on upgrading. Read More >>

EE Being Investigated by Ofcom for Not Capping 118 Calls for That One Guy Who Still Uses It

BT, who owns EE, could be in for a slap on the wrist from Ofcom after it owned up to not capping the call rate on 118 numbers for EE customers. Read More >>

BT is Making Sure That Everyone Can Tune in to Some Big Football Thing Starting Next Week

Football fans can get excited about the prospect of watching the UEFA Champions League Final and UEFA Europa League Final for free across TV, mobile devices, and YouTube via the BT Sport App and the BT Sport YouTube channel. Things get even more exciting on the App, with viewers able to watch in VR360 and in HD HDR. Read More >>

Companies are Fighting Over Lamp Posts, and That’s Bad for the Impending 5G Rollout

Lamp posts are prime real estate for mobile network operators as they ramp up to roll out 5G across the UK, but Ofcom's electronics communications code has resulted in litigation disputes that could delay the process by two years, reports the Guardian. Read More >>

I Probably Spent More Time Writing This Headline Than BT Did on Making Its New Logo

BT unveiled its new logo this week after years of deliberation, and late nights in the boardroom agonising over it. Well, that's what I initially envisioned to be happening until I saw it. Now I'm thinking they put more thought into their after hours takeaway order, and I'm not the only one. Join me as we peruse the contributions that Twitter users have made in taking the piss - and every other bodily fluid imaginable - out of the brand. Read More >>

BT Ups its Gigabit Connection Targets

BT's latest financial announcement includes some bullish comments by the company's new CEO, who says that, governmental assistance provided, the company could connect 15 million homes and businesses by 2025. Read More >>

Free Google Home with BT Fibre Broadband

If you've had your eye on a Google Home smart speaker and you're not stuck in a fixed broadband contract, the universe might just have aligned in your favour. Read More >>

BT’s Mesh Networking System Is Now Available To All Fibre Customers

BT's own mesh networking product, Complete WiFi, is now available to all BT fibre customers. Previously, it was only available if you had BT Plus, but now anyone with Superfast or Ultrafast fibre can upgrade to ensure they get strong WiFi coverage throughout the house. Read More >>

smart home
BT Unveils £60 Smart Home Camera

BT's getting fully onboard with the smart home trend, with a range of new products starting with a camera unveiled today. Read More >>