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16th
July
2014

Brian O’Driscoll signs with BT Sport

Brian O’Driscoll has announced one of the next steps in his career will be working as a rugby presenter for BT Sport.

11th
July
2014

Jose Mourinho signs for role with BT Sport

Jose Mourinho has signed a three-year deal with BT Sport.

11th
July
2014

The Special One, A case of Mistaken Identity and Zumba

BT Sport launches new season marketing campaign.

8th
July
2014

Craigavon phonebox is transformed into transformed into Life Saver

A BT phone kiosk in Craigavon is now a life saver - thanks to a unique partnership by Craigavon Borough Council, BT and the British Red Cross.

30th
June
2014

BT Sport deploys Gareth Bale upfront in new marketing campaign.

Adverts to highlight BT Sport’s depth of European football coverage.

6th
June
2014

BT Phonebox Lifesaver for Downpatrick

Downpatrick’s latest lifesaving Automated External Defibrillator will be accessible to everyone in the town, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, thanks to its location in a BT phonebox at Market Street.

4th
June
2014

BT and Queens University Belfast announce new partnership for the 2015 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Organisations collaborate to promote STEM learning across Northern Ireland

29th
May
2014

BT Sport to show summer grass court tennis

Live coverage of Queen’s, Birmingham and Eastbourne tournaments and the “Rally for Bally’

28th
May
2014

Scaling the Heights of Success Through STEM

Stars of sport and broadcasting call on students to get involved in the 2015 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

22nd
May
2014

Photographers Shine at Awards

Northern Ireland’s top photojournalists were recognised tonight (Thursday 22 May) at the BT Press Photographer of the Year awards, which took place at a gala event in Hilton Hotel, Belfast.

22nd
May
2014

BT's Better Future commitment takes shape

£27.2m invested, 46,000 volunteering days completed and a 25.5 per cent reduction in our carbon emissions from global business

20th
May
2014

Peter Russell and Shane Logan, taking some time out to prepare for the Smart Business Show in the Odyssey Arena Belfast.

16th
May
2014

Volunteers bring new East Belfast Community Garden to life

Volunteers from BT, Allstate and Henry Brothers brought a taste of Spring to the Albertbridge Road in East Belfast today [Friday 16th May 2014] as part of Give & Gain Day

13th
May
2014

Business Journalists Corporate Challenge to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

14th Consecutive Year of Corporate Challenge

13th
May
2014

Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Janet Ellis launch Internet Matters child internet safety portal

‘Big four’ broadband providersunite in industry first for child safety online

8th
May
2014

BT Ireland revenue up 2% in 2013/2014

Increase in fibre broadband uptake in Northern Ireland and continued success in major managed services contracts supports BT Ireland’s performance

8th
May
2014

BT Ireland revenue up 2% in 2013/2014

Continued success in managed services contracts in the Republic of Ireland and further uptake of fibre broadband in Northern Ireland supports BT Ireland’s performance

15th
April
2014

BT in Northern Ireland supports the drive for online skills training for all

BT has confirmed its support for the Go ON NI programme launched today at the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings in Belfast.

9th
April
2014

BT to provide high performance, more secure connectivity to Microsoft Azure

Customers to benefit with new hybrid cloud service combining more secure and reliable connectivity with BT’s global reach.

27th
March
2014

BT improves position as a leader in Gartner’s Global Network Service Providers Magic Quadrant

Positioned as leader for the tenth time, based on ‘Completeness of Vision’ and ‘Ability to Execute’.

7th
March
2014

Winners of the 2014 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp announced.

Students triumph at BT's innovation & skills camp at University College Dublin

6th
March
2014

BT creating new apprentice and graduate jobs in Northern Ireland

BT has created ten new engineering apprentice jobs in Northern Ireland. The latest intake of new recruits, who begin their careers with BT this week, will be working in roles right across Northern Ireland.

3rd
March
2014

Ireland's next generation entrepreneurs gather at BT's Innovation & Mentoring skills camp

The 5th annual BT Business Bootcamp begins at Nova UCD

11th
February
2014

Belfast businesses offered grants of up to £3000 for super-fast internet

Businesses in Belfast were today urged to take advantage of the government’s ‘Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme’ to help reduce the cost of super-fast internet connections.

5th
February
2014

BT to ‘display’ a show of love at Ravenhill this Valentine’s Day

While the prospect of a Valentine’s Day win over Scarlets is sure to set the hearts of Ulster Rugby fans racing, BT is looking to make the evening an extra scrum-ptious occasion for one lucky couple with a unique gesture.

31st
January
2014

BT Group PLC results for the third quarter and nine months to 31 December 2013

BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the third quarter and nine months to 31 December 2013.

17th
January
2014

Trust leads the way with Datacentre 'PODs'

The South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust along with Health Minister, Edwin Poots, Hewlett Packard (HP) and BT have launched new HP Performance Optimised Datacentres known as ‘PODs’ which will provide reliable cost effective IT services across the Trust’s 120 facilities and the five hospitals – Lagan Valley, Downe, Ulster, Bangor & Ards. The ‘PODs’ are located on the Ulster Hospital site and are the first to be installed in Northern Ireland and have been implemented in partnership with Hewlett Packard and BT.

10th
January
2014

St Paul’s College, Raheny in Dublin Celebrates First Ever Win as Paul Clarke is Announced Overall Winner of the 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Fifth year student Paul Clarke, aged 17, from St Paul’s College, Raheny in Dublin has taken home the top prize for his project entitled, “Contributions to cyclic graph theory”.

9th
January
2014

Eight in ten people (78%) multitask when watching TV

Only a fifth (22%) of people settle down to the TV without interruption, reinforcing the rising ‘media meshing’ trend apparent in households today.

2nd
January
2014

BT unveils new perpetual Trophy for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

19 year old Graphic Design student, Jowita Rogalska honoured for her innovative creativity

27th
December
2013

International Accolade for F1 in schools Odyssey Team

BT congratulates collaborative team from Australia and Ireland

16th
December
2013

BT's £402 million pounds boost for Northern Irelands economy

Communications company responsible for more than 4,700 jobs across Northern Ireland & spends £65 million a year with local suppliers

13th
December
2013

BT boosts family online safety with filter for all internet devices in the home

BT announced today the launch of BT Parental Controls, its network-based filter to help protect children online, covering all internet connected devices in the home.

11th
December
2013

BT Sport confirms FA Cup with Budweiser third round televised fixtures

5th
December
2013

Utilities launch winter readiness campaign

Senior executives from Northern Ireland’s main utility companies have met with Stormont Ministers to update them on the annual joint campaign to prepare for any potential disruption caused by extreme weather.

3rd
December
2013

Colonel Chris Hadfield to touch down at the RDS this January

This year, Colonel Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut made famous by his interstellar rendition of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, will be making a very special appearance at the exhibition on Saturday, 11th January to sign copies of his new book, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.

28th
November
2013

BT Sport and NBA announce exclusive multiyear television partnership to bring the world's best basketball action to fans in the UK and Ireland

Comprehensive coverage includes exclusively live TV broadcast of up to seven games per week plus highlights, magazine shows and free streamed games on BT Sport.com

25th
November
2013

Jobs Boost for Northern Ireland as BT announces 165 new roles

BT is expanding its flexible contact centre operation in Belfast bringing 165 new jobs to the city.

20th
November
2013

Paul Marshall crowned BT Crossbar Challenge professional champion

Ulster Fans Given the Chance to Kick the Cross Bar and Win between £1,500 and £3,000 from BT

11th
November
2013

BT wins all live UK TV rights to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa league

Exclusive live rights to all 350 matches a season for three years from 2015/16. Both finals to be free on BT Sport, as well as top matches from earlier rounds.

4th
November
2013

BT Sport's exclusively live January Barclays Premier League fixtures feature Liverpool v Everton and Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City

BT Sport’s newly-confirmed live Barclays Premier League games in January will include the second of this season’s Merseyside derbies from Anfield on the evening of Tuesday January 28.

31st
October
2013

BT reveals latest Scottish matches to be shown on BT Sport

December promises to be a bumper month for Scottish football fans with plenty of festive cheer on BT Sport. The four top teams at present in the Scottish Premiership - Celtic, Aberdeen, Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Motherwell – will all feature whilst Rangers in Scottish League One will hope to continue their progress in that league.

30th
October
2013

BT Group PLC Results for the Second Quarter and Half Year to 30 September 2013

BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the second quarter and half year to 30 September 2013.

28th
October
2013

BT enhances it's TV service with it's best ever lineup

BT has stepped up its efforts to attract TV customers with a major launch of new channels and by offering customers the chance to build their own TV package made up of just the content they actually want to watch.

24th
October
2013

The Great BT Charity Shops Challenge… the results are in.

Teams raise over €100,000 for the Irish Cancer Society and Marie Curie Care

21st
October
2013

Historic high as 50th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition receives a record number of entries.

50 per cent of secondary schools have entered a project

16th
October
2013

BT and Dolby transform conference calls so you feel you're in the room

Cambridge University research reveals poor sound makes meetings less effective and increases fatigue as BTMeetMe with Dolby launches

14th
October
2013

BT and Sky reach agreement to add Sky Movies to BT TV

BT and Sky have signed a multi-year contract which will see Sky Movies made available through BT TV.

09th
October
2013

BT Sport serves up Christmas gift for football fans

BT Sport has scored some of the highest quality Barclays Premier League ties in the latest round of “top picks” – including double header feasts of football on St. Stephen's Day and New Year's Day.

24th
September
2013

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Winners Take First Prize at EU Awards

Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow Awarded First Prize in Biology at EU Young Scientist Competition in Prague

18th
September
2013

BT Ireland Launches Enhanced Networking Solutions for Business

BT Ireland today officially unveiled its latest BT Connect portfolio of networking solutions for business with the new addition of Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM), a symmetric and reliable business class access solution that takes advantage of BT’s recent significant investment in extending its network across the Republic of Ireland.

12th
September
2013

BT Sport Proving a Major Hit with App users

The BT Sport App is proving a major hit with customers it was announced today by Marc Watson, CEO of BT TV. Watson, who was making a keynote speech at the Royal Television Society, said that huge numbers of BT customers had downloaded the App and that the million milestone was due to be passed in the next month.

10th
September
2013

Harlequins V Northampton Available for all on BT Sport on Friday September 13

TV viewers across the UK will be able to watch this Friday’s top Aviva Premiership Rugby clash between Harlequins and Northampton Saints, after BT announced today that it will make the game available via BT Sport on all major television platforms, regardless of subscription.

3rd
September
2013

Get your fashion fix this October in aid of Marie Curie with the Great BT Charity Shops Challenge

Stylist and co-founder of Sugahfix.com, Katrina Doran helped launch the first all Ireland, Great BT Shops Challenge this week at Marie Curie’s shop in Belmont Road, Belfast; one of seven shops throughout Northern Ireland which are taking part in this year’s Challenge.

3rd
September
2013

The Great BT Charity Shops Challenge – will you show your support on October 3rd?

BT, the communications and IT services company, to drive sales at charity shops for a day

2nd
September
2013

BT Ireland appoints Alex Campbell as head of sales for Government and Major Accounts

BT Ireland today announced that Alex Campbell has been appointed Head of Sales for Government and Major Accounts in the Republic of Ireland.

30th
August
2013

Time is running out to enter the 50th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

World-renowned artist, Graham Knuttel to select a new trophy design to award the winner of the 2014 exhibition

30th
August
2013

BT Sport signs MotoGP stars Cal Crutchlow,Bradley Smith and Scott Redding

With just days to go to the UK’s premier motorcycle event, the Hertz British Grand Prix at Silverstone, BT Sport has signed up leading British MotoGP riders, Cal Crutchlow, Bradley Smith and Scott Redding as BT Ambassadors.

16th
August
2013

BT Sport signs 10,000 pubs and clubs before Premier League kickoff

BT Sport has scored a three-year deal to become an Official Partner of Manchester City Football Club.

16th
August
2013

BT Sport becomes Official Partner of Manchester City Football Club

BT Sport has scored a three-year deal to become an Official Partner of Manchester City Football Club.

15th
August
2013

BT and Virgin Media sign wholesale BT Sport deal

BT Sport channels to be available to millions of Virgin Media TV customers.

14th
August
2013

Primal Scream and Daniel Avery ‘Come Together’ for BT Sport

BT Sport has signed iconic British rock band Primal Scream and up and coming music producer Daniel Avery to create the theme tune for BT Sport’s new Barclays Premier League and Live event sports programmes.

11th
August
2013

BT Sport passes the million mark in just 3 months

More than a million households are ready and equipped to enjoy the start of the Barclays Premier League on BT Sport this coming weekend. BT only began to accept orders on May 10, so the million customers for BT Sport have been added in just three months.

9th
August
2013

BT adds to bestselling nuisance calls phone range

Three new phones join the BT6500 Nuisance Call Blocker, the fastest selling BT phone on record

9th
August
2013

BT Sport asks its supporters to #TheSupportersClub for Rio Ferdinand testimonial

Manchester United and former England football player Rio Ferdinand’s testimonial will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport 2 at 7:00pm on Friday August 9 and BT will be using the landmark occasion to ask fans to get behind The Supporters Club – BT’s exciting new initiative that uses the power of sport to help change the lives of disadvantaged young people.

8th
August
2013

David Ginola joins BT Sport

Flamboyant ex-France, Newcastle Unitedand Tottenham Hotspur winger David Ginola is to join the BT Sport football team.

7th
August
2013

BT Launches 9 month Broadband and Calls packages for students

BT has today unveiled two new broadband and calls deals specifically tailored for the millions of students living in shared houses in Northern Ireland and across the UK.

7th
August
2013

BT Sport announces more live Scottish football matches

BT Sport will exclusively show live coverage of three more Scottish Premiership matches featuring the current champions Celtic as part of 10 new matches scheduled before December, it was announced today.

31st
July
2013

BT Sport opens up Channel for first day on TV and launches online and with a new app

BT Sport is about to go live. Tomorrow (August 1) sees the launch of the UK’s newest TV sports channels and to kick it off they will be free for all to see on the first day for anyone with Freeview, TV from BT or Sky.

30th
July
2013

BT Ireland renews its partnership with Olympian Kieran Behan

One year on from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, 2012 BT Ireland has today announced the renewal of its sponsorship of Irish gymnast Kieran Behan for another 12 months as he embarks on the road to Rio 2016.

29th
July
2013

BT Sport announces partnership with Scottish Rugby

BT Sport will feature as the shirt sponsor for both Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby as part of a four-year sponsorship deal with Scottish Rugby.

25th
July
2013

BT Group PLC results for the first quarter to 30th June 2013

BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the first quarter to 30June 2013.

24th
July
2013

BT Sport announces live FA Women's Super League matches

BT Sport has announced the top matches it will show exclusively live from the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL).

24th
July
2013

British tennis star Anne Keothavong retires and will join BT Sport

Former British Number One female tennis player Anne Keothavong has today announced she is to retire from professional tennis and will be joining BT Sport’s tennis coverage team later this year.

18th
July
2013

BT Sport announces new programmes, presenters and studio details

BT Sport has added new programmes and presenters to its network of channels and revealed more details about its state of the art studios.

17th
July
2013

BBC and BT Sport claim FA Cup rights 2014-18

The BBC and BT Sport have secured a four year shared rights deal that will see both broadcasters become home to The FA Cup from 2014.

16th
July
2013

BT Ireland appoints new Chief Financial Officer

BT Ireland today announced that Ciaran Barr has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for its all-island operation.

11th
July
2013

BT Sport to show London and Merseyside Derbies among top picks

The top London derby clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea is just one of the many unmissable Barclays Premier League football games to be shown by BT Sport in the first third of the season – the first time anyone other than Sky has had any of the top pick games.

9th
July
2013

BT Sport will show Aberdeen V's Celtic clash among first SPFL games

BT Sport has announced the first exclusively live matches it will show this coming season from the top tier of the Scottish Professional Football League.

9th
July
2013

Rio Ferdinand testimonial match to be broadcast by BT Sport and streamed to a huge global audience

BT Sport will show Rio Ferdinand’s testimonial match live on its new sports channels and the match can be watched online by millions of fans worldwide, following a groundbreaking agreement with the player and Streamworks International.

4th
July
2013

BT to pilot new technology on Rathlin Island

Rathlin residents first in the UK and Ireland totrial new BT “wireless to the cabinet” broadband technology

3rd
July
2013

BT Sport will show live Football Conference matches

The Football Conference and BT Sport have agreed a two-year deal for the new channels to show 30 live matches a season from the Conference Premier.

2nd
July
2013

BT opens nominations for the Information Security Journalism Awards 2013

International category introduced for the first time - opening up competition to journalists outside of the UK

24th
June
2013

Setanta Sports adds BT Sport to it's line-up

Setanta Sports to add BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN from August 1st. The deal brings an additional 38 Barclays Premier League games, including 18 top pick games, to Setanta’s existing 33 games. Other top live sport including FA Cup, Scottish Premier League, Bundesliga, Aviva Premiership and UFC will now form part of the Setanta pack.

19th
June
2013

Gavin Patterson to be appointed Chief Executive of BT Group

BT announces today that Gavin Patterson will succeed Ian Livingston as chief executive of BT Group plc.

18th
June
2013

BT launches the supporters club

BT sets up sporting charity and commits to donate £1.5 million pounds

10th
June
2013

BT appoints new head of Business in Northern Ireland

Paul Convery has been appointed head of business Northern Ireland at BT.

17th
May
2013

BT Ireland first to deliver Genesys One to the Irish market

BT Ireland and Genesysto offer world-class contact centre solution to Irish companies

14th
May
2013

BT Wi-FI Hits Five Million Hot-Spots

Nearly 189,000 hot-spots in Northern Ireland

10th
May
2013

BT Ireland Revenues up 4% in 2012/13

Increased demand for fibre broadband and networked IT services helps boost BT’s performance in Northern Ireland

10th
May
2013

Northern Ireland: BT Ireland Revenues up 4% in 2012/13

Investment in communications infrastructure, and strong demand for networked IT services, help boost BT’s performance in Ireland.

9th
May
2013

BT Sport Free for Millions of Homes

BT today promised to return sport to grassroots fans as it revealed BT Sport will be free to any consumer BT broadband customer.

2nd
May
2013

The big 50 – BT Young Scientist celebrates milestone year and illustrious history

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD was the first to wish the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition a Happy 50th Birthday today at the launch of a milestone year for the exhibition.

2nd
May
2013

The big 50 – BT Young Scientist celebrates milestone year and illustrious history

Students from Wellington College Belfast were among the first to wish the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition a Happy 50th Birthday today at the launch of a milestone year for the exhibition.

1st
May
2013

Cisco ‘Partner of the Year’ award completes a triple win for BT Ireland

BT Ireland is celebrating after scooping Cisco’s ‘Partner of the Year 2012’ title this week, completing a trio of awards for the IT & Communications provider after it also picked up ‘Partner of Year 2012’ from both Avaya and EMC in recent months.

29th
April
2013

A Fibre Bright Future for Northern Ireland

Study reveals how fibre could offer £750million boost to NI Economy.

10th
April
2013

Lucky 13!

Business Journalists Corporate Challenge to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community - 13th Consecutive Year of Corporate Challenge.

26th
March
2013

Spurs star Gareth Bale joins BT's Sporting Team

Spurs and Wales hero Gareth Bale has signed up to become a BT Ambassador. He will feature in TV adverts for the new BT Sport channels as well as regularly appearing as a guest.

22nd
March
2013

BT Ireland named EMC Irish Partner of the year

BT Ireland has scooped the ‘Irish Partner of the Year’ award at the annual EMC Partner Awards which took place last night at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin.

14th
March
2013

Crossgar phone box is first in Northern Ireland to be transformed into potential life saver.

A BT phone kiosk in Crossgar, County Down has become the first in Northern Ireland to be transformed into a potential life saver - thanks to an initiative by BT, the British Red Cross, Down District Council and the local community.

12th
March
2013

BT Sport sign England legend Lawrence Dallaglio to be lead rugby expert

Former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio has signed with BT Sport to become its leading rugby union expert.

7th
March
2013

Ireland's secondary school students shine at the 2013 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

50% of students surveyed at BT Business Bootcamp feel that they do not need to leave Ireland to fulfill their full career potential

4th
March
2013

Tomorrow’s Edisons and Zukerbergs get creative at BT’s Innovation & Mentoring Skills Camp

BT Business Bootcamp 2013 welcomes Ireland’s brightest young business minds to University College Dublin

4th
March
2013

BT Law Ltd To Provide Services to Motor Claims Industry After Being Granted ABS Licence By Solicitors Regulatory Authority

BT today announced the launch of BT Law Limited, a business that will provide legal services to corporate customers, initially in the motor claims market, having been awarded a licence to operate from industry watchdog the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).

26th February 2013

BSkyB and BT acquire Premier League rights in the Republic of Ireland.

The Premier League is pleased to announce that BSkyB and BT have been awarded seven packages of live audio-visual rights for transmission in the Republic of Ireland for seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16.

25th February 2013

BT Group acquires ESPN’s UK and Ireland television channels business.

BT Group and ESPN announced today that they have agreed that BT will acquire ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels business.

6th February 2013

BT Sport logo mixes heritage and innovation

BT today revealed its new BT Sport logo ahead of the company’s launch of new sports channels in the summer.

6th February 2013

BT Blocks Nuisance Calls for customers in Northern Ireland with New BT6500 Phone.

Nuisance calls are a major issue in the UK with BT receiving over 50,000 calls to its Nuisance Calls Advice line every month.

1st February 2013

BT Launches Better Value Totally Unlimited Broadband for Northern Ireland Customers

BT has raised the stakes in the battle for broadband customers by introducing Totally Unlimited Broadband on all but its entry level offerings – and cutting the price.

31st January 2013

BT Group results for the third quarter and nine months to 31st December 2012

BT Group plc (BT.L) today announced its results for the third quarter and nine months to 31 December 2012.

31st January 2013

Clare Balding to front her own sports chat show on BT Sport

Award-winning broadcaster Clare Balding has signed up to present a unique programme for BT Sport.

15th January 2013

BT SmartTalk makes smartphone calls cheaper

BT customers in Northern Ireland could save money on their smartphone calls with BT’s new free SmartTalk app which launched today. It is the first app launched in the UK to link an iPhone with a customer’s home phone calling plan.

14th January 2013

Kinsale Community School, Cork Celebrates 3rd Win in 7 years

Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow are Announced Winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2013.

27th December 2012

Space, Mega Robots, Crazy Science and Your Stomach...

Fancy seeing Dr. Who’s Dalek and Star Wars R2D2 go head to head in a battle of the robots?

20th December 2012

New Year’s Eve 2013 celebrations to mark the City’s Sea Change

Anticipation is building for what is set to be a spectacular welcome to City of Culture 2013 on 31st December in Derry~Londonderry.

19th December 2012

BT Ireland scoops Avaya Ireland Partner of the Year Award

BT Ireland has been awarded Ireland Partner of the Year 2012 at Avaya’s annual Partner Awards, which took place in Birmingham.

14th December 2012

BT Builds on Programme Success and Expands Further into Rural Communities

One year on and BT’s Connected Communities programme is rolled out into more rural communities across Northern Ireland.

6th December 2012

BT’s Give As You Earn scheme offers a helping hand to Northern Ireland charities this Christmas

Representatives from five Northern Ireland charities were invited to BT Riverside Tower to accept donations from the BT Northern Ireland Staff Charity Trust.

6th December 2012

BT Flex contact centre officially opens in Belfast, creating over 100 jobs

Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Arlene Foster; with David Curry, a BT Team Manager, at the official opening of BT’s new flexible contact centre in Belfast which has created more than 100 jobs to date in Northern Ireland.

22nd November 2012

Utilities launch winter readiness campaign (Northern Ireland)

The chief executives of Northern Ireland’s main utility companies have met with Stormont Ministers to update them on an ongoing joined-up campaign to prepare for any potential disruption caused by extreme weather.

19th November 2012

Improving access to government services – Wilson

Finance Minister Sammy Wilson today announced BT has been selected as the new NI Direct Strategic partner to help improve the public’s access to government services in a contract worth £20 million.

16th November 2012

NI Science Buffs Get Set for School’s Exhibition

BT today announced that 33 projects from 63 students across Northern Ireland schools have qualified for the next BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, one of the largest and longest-running events of its kind in the world.

13th November 2012

New BT apprentices recruited to help meet the demand for Superfast Broadband services in Northern Ireland.

Hundreds apply for the latest intake of BT engineering apprentices from across Northern Ireland and beyond.

6th November 2012

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Entries Keep Climbing for 2013

Over 4,000 students with 1,879 ideas for a better future

1st November 2012

Northern Ireland locations amongst the highest in the UK for fibre broadband uptake

BT has today revealed that many Northern Ireland locations, including Baillies Mills, Campsie, Castlereagh, Helen’s Bay and Dervock, are recording some of the best take-up figures for fibre broadband in the UK.

23rd October 2012

Derry~Londonderry in pole position on broadband as City of Culture draws near

One year after the completion of the major fibre roll-out in Derry-Londonderry, BT, the principal partner of City of Culture 2013, has announced that take-up of high speed fibre broadband is very strong in the region.

25th September 2012

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Winners Take First Prize at EU Awards

Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly Awarded First Prize in Physics at EU Young Scientist Competition in Bratislava

11th September 2012

Over 70% of Irish Students Feel That Their Opinions Are Ignored By Adults - BT Survey

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition reveals key insights into issues students

27th August 2012

Lord David Puttnam to Deliver World Premiere in Education Series from Skibereen to Australia

University modules delivered using technology from BT and Cisco

14th August 2012

BT backs Derry Digital Festival with free places for young people.

BT has today announced its support for CultureTECH, a new media and technology event, which will take place in Derry-Londonderry at the end of August. The company’s involvement will see up to 200 young people being invited to attend the event for free.

31st July 2012

BT Commits to Three Year Deal as Official Communications Partner of Ulster Rugby

BT today announced a three year partnership with Ulster Rugby which sees the two organisations team up until the end of the 2014/15 season and establishes BT as the Official Communications Partner of Ulster Rugby

30th July 2012

BT and Alcatel-Lucent Collaborate to Offer IP VPN Services to Business Customers in Ireland

BT Ireland has confirmed that it will use Alcatel-Lucent's successful IP portfolio (7750 Service Router and 5620 Service Aware Manager), to underpin it's recently launched IP Connect Ireland service as part of its extensive network infrastructure in Ireland.

5th July 2012

Tourism Ireland moves to a BT hosted Cloud platform to cut costs and gain efficiencies.

Tourism Ireland has moved the majority of its IT operations to a private cloud based solution in BT’s Dublin data centre in a five-year deal worth €850,000.

8th June 2012

Lord David Puttnam Partners with BT Ireland to Deliver Education to Students Around the Globe

Lord David Puttnam, today announced a new venture in online education which will see him deliver modules to university students using technology that has been enabled and powered by BT Ireland and Cisco.

23rd May 2012

Northern Ireland: From Analytics to Innovation — Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Adapt to a Changing Ireland

BT today launched the 2013 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and is calling on students throughout Northern Ireland to enter their ideas and inventions by the 1st October 2012. As part of the launch, BT has released research on trends in the projects entered over the past six years (2007-2012 exhibitions) to understand patterns in students’ thinking, how they make decisions and from where they draw their inspiration and subject matter.

17th May 2012

BT wins £20m contract to partner Belfast Trust in healthcare transformation

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust have chosen BT, one of the world’s leading communications and IT services companies to be the single supplier of voice and data communications in a five-year deal worth up to £20 million.

2nd May 2012

Investment Boost for Northern Ireland as BT Announce Unique New Contact Centre

BT today announced that it is creating a new state-of-the-art contact centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The centre will provide around 120 new jobs for multi-skilled customer service advisors and managers who can work flexibly across any part of BT Group that requires additional resource quickly.

11th April 2012

Broadband race hots up in Northern Ireland as BT Infinity gets even faster — and at no extra cost!

BT Retail has turned up the speed dial in the broadband battle by announcing a range of speed increases for its customers for no extra cost.

28th March 2012

Multi-million euro investment announced for BT's Dublin data centre

BT Radianz awarded "Cloud Computing: Innovation of the Year" Award.

25th March 2012

Next-Generation Entrepreneurs Get to Work at Innovation & Mentoring Skills Camp

BT Radianz awarded "Cloud Computing: Innovation of the Year" Award.

21st March 2012

Irish Stock Exchange Joins BT Radianz Cloud Community

BT and the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) today announced that market data from the ISE is now accessible to the 15,000+ global member sites in the BT Radianz Cloud.

8th March 2012

BT Connect: A New Dimension of Intelligent Networks for Business

BT today announced a significant update to BT Connect, its innovative portfolio of networking solutions for Irish organisations. The move establishes 'intelligence' as a new dimension for the definition of network performance alongside speed, availability, scope, security and resilience.

8th March 2012

BT To Provide Outsourded Network Services to Standard Life

BT has signed a five-year outsourcing deal with Standard Life, a leading provider of long term savings and investments.

16th February 2012

New ‘FOR A PENNY’ Phone and Broadband deal from BT Business

BT Business today announced a new 1p broadband and phone deal to help small and medium businesses in Northern Ireland get more value from their communications spend.

13th January 2012

Synge Street Leaving Cert Students Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly Announced as Winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2012

The winners of the 48th annual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2012 have been announced! Students from St. Mary’s College Co. Derry and Ballyclare High School, who this week showcased their projects at the prestigious event, have been formally recognised at the awards.

13th January 2012

Northern Ireland Students Shine at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2012

The winners of the 48th annual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2012 have been announced! Students from St. Mary’s College Co. Derry and Ballyclare High School, who this week showcased their projects at the prestigious event, have been formally recognised at the awards.