British Telecom

BT To Buy EE For £12.5 Billion

PA | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

BT has entered exclusive talks over a £12.5 billion deal to buy Britain's biggest mobile phone operator EE. The disclosure comes after days of specul...

BT In Talks With EE And O2

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Tech

EE has confirmed that it is also in talks with BT about selling off its mobile business following the news that British Telecom was talking to two maj...

The UK Is Running Out Of Phone Numbers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Five cities in the UK will now have to type full phone numbers, including the area code, in order to help stay off a shortage of telephone numbers. ...

Bad News For BT Customers...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

BT is warning millions of customers that it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% in a blow to households already struggling with soaring utility bills. ...

Businesses 'Driven By Greed' Says Top Labour Spokesman

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics

Labour frontbencher Stephen Timms has accused businesses of being "driven by greed" and warned that unethical practises were "the natural way that cap...

BT And Vodafone Deny Allowing GCHQ To Tap Cables For Data

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Telecoms giants BT and Vodafone have insisted they do not reveal customers' data unless required by law, in the wake of reports that they handed over ...

BT Accused Of Aiding US Drone Programme In Yemen

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

BT has become embroiled in the major international controversy over drone strikes in Yemen, as it was alleged that the telecoms giant supplied key com...

Free Premier League Football, Now Huge Profits..

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

BT unveiled a bigger-than-expected jump in profits on Friday as the telecoms giant highlighted its financial firepower ahead of its £738 million Prem...

Why Has Google Sued BT?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

Google has sued British Telecom in the latest escalation of an acrimonious war over patents. The search giant launched the counter lawsuit against ...

It's Not Brad Pitt's Fault

Ronnie Joice | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

We've all seen the latest Chanel advert starring Brad Pitt, as he waffles about love and fate whilst taking home $7 million. The internet is awash wit...

Red Phone Boxes Sold To Public - For £2,000 Each

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

Sixty red K6 phone boxes are to be sold off after dwindling demand for the booths. BT, who own the telephone booths, is to decommission 60 boxes an...

The Quiet Despair of Life Without a Book Deal

Alistair Coleman | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Nobody likes a clown. I say this for a number of reasons, the first of which being the sight of an entire clown outfit in a hedge by the side of the road on the outskirts of the town where I work.

BT To Take On Google In Patent Row

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

BT has become the latest in a line of tech companies to take on internet giant Google in the courts over a number of alleged patent infringements. ...

Now Even The Technicians Are Pulling The Plug

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The debacle of this season's X Factor continued on Saturday with the start of the most important show of the series so far being delayed by more than ...

Super Fast Broadband Coming Quicker, Say BT

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Tech

Telecoms giant BT said it will be able to provide super-fast broadband for two-thirds of the UK a year earlier than it previously predicted. BT wil...