BT is so bullish on fiber-based broadband that it plans to spend $82.5 million to make the service available to 400,000 additional premises in more than 30 cities over the next three years.
BT and vendor partner Alcatel-Lucent pushed the boundaries of existing fiber by delivering speeds of 1.4 Tbps with spectral efficiency of 5.7 bits per second per Hertz during a recent trial.
BT has dipped into the financial services industry by naming financial industry veteran executive Joe Garner as the new CEO of Openreach.
Bruce Schneier, a prominent security researcher and BT's CTO of Managed Security Services, is leaving that post after eight years as a "security futurologist," multiple reports have said. Schneier is known for his criticism of the NSA's surveillance program.
British consumers are not very happy about the way BT provides TV service, according to an analysis of complaints made to the UK's Office of Communications (Ofcom).
Zayo's fiber network construction capabilities continue to resonate with its wholesale service provider customers, and its contract to build a Point of Presence (PoP) network for U.K.-based SSE Telecoms is another proof point of that thesis.
Solving complex communications problems for large multinational corporations is a challenge that Bas Burger, president, US & Canada, BT Global Services, knows how to tackle. Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, speaks with Burger about BT Global's role in providing services to multinational corporations, what differentiates it from other players, and key issues.
London's High Court of Justice has ruled that BT infringed on one of two DSL management technology patents held by ASSIA, a provider of software solutions that enable telcos to increase the rate and reach of broadband services they deliver over their existing copper networks.
Liv Garfield, CEO of BT Openreach, will leave the UK incumbent telco this spring after nearly three years on the job. She will take the CEO post at Severn Trent.
Bosses of the UKs four mobile network operators were summoned to meet Prime Minister David Cameron this week as the UK coalition government attempts to prove it is making efforts to bring down the cost of living amid soaring energy prices.