Thursday, 21 October 2021

Tag Archives: BT

Vodafone appeals move to ease price caps on BT business lines

LONDON: Vodafone UK is seeking to overturn a move by regulator Ofcom to relax restrictions on how much BT can charge for business fibre connections, saying it will result in higher bills for companies, universities and hospitals. Ofcom had already eased price regulation in central London in a review in ...

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British Asian Trust partners with BT to educate girls in India

LONDON: The three-year tie-up will enable NGOs to provide education, health and skills to half a million teenagers and young women. The British Asian Trust has launched its largest corporate partnership through a three-year tie-up with BT. The programme, which builds on the two organisations’ involvement in an $11m (£8.4m) ...

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High speed broadband to become a legal right

LONDON: The Government has confirmed that universal high speed broadband will be delivered by a regulatory Universal Service Obligation (USO), giving everyone in the UK access to speeds of at least 10 Mbps by 2020. This is the speed that Ofcom, the independent regulator, says is needed to meet the ...

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BT to slash landline costs by 37% for up to one million customers

LONDON: Telecoms giant BT has announced it will cut the cost of its landline-only contracts by 37%, following a review from the industry regulator Ofcom. The FTSE 100-listed company said on Thursday (26 October) that, from April next year, up to one million landline-only customers will see the price of ...

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Vodafone to Create 2,100 Customer Services Jobs Across the UK

LONDON: British telecom giant Vodafone is to bring 2,100 customer service jobs back to the UK over the next two years. The move is said to be part of its £2bn ($2.44bn) investment plan aimed at improving operations in its home market. The world’s second biggest mobile operator said it ...

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BT landline customer plan to slash bills by £60

LONDON: British telecoms regulator Ofcom said it planned to force BT (BT.L) to cut its bills by at least 5 pounds a month for those customers that only take a landline, seeking to protect elderly and vulnerable people who rely on the service. Ofcom said more than 2 million people ...

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