BT is planning to develop a brand new, multi-million pound contact centre in Dundee which will become the new home to around 1,000 employees. The new office will be at West Marketgait in the heart of the city centre, close to the waterfront and part of a £1bn regeneration area.
BT and Google are extending their partnership to equip the UK’s small businesses with new digital skills and build upon their existing mentoring programmes, to help small business owners bounce back stronger from the impact of Covid-19.
BT has reached its original goal of helping 10 million people across the UK to improve their digital skills, five years ahead of schedule. Key to achieving this milestone was the success of BT’s Top Tips on Tech campaign in partnership with ITV, which helped 5.7 million people learn vital new digital skills required during lockdown.
Vodafone UK and Accenture have launched Vodafone Managed Security Services – a new portfolio of enterprise-grade cybersecurity services to help SMEs detect, react to, and recover from cyber-attacks.
Three UK has appointed Jon Davies as Director of Digital. Jon is responsible for driving a digital focus across Three in the UK and delivering the maximum customer benefit for its investment in new IT infrastructure.
BT Sport has launched Innovate 21, a competition seeking ideas for new sports broadcast experiences from entrepreneurs, creatives and start-ups. The competition will provide one lucky winner with the opportunity to be at the heart of BT Sport’s industry leading innovation.
BT is working with Cisco to introduce new collaboration tools aimed at helping UK firms to bounce back stronger following the Covid-19 pandemic. With hybrid working models becoming the norm and 87% of employees in the UK hoping for a choice in working location as restrictions ease, BT is making hybrid working easier and more productive for small businesses by adding Cisco Webex to its Cloud Voice solution.
Partnering with the Scottish Government, the Home Office and WHP Telecoms, EE has connected locations, including Tarskavaig (Skye) and Glencripesdale to its high-speed 4G network, with Killilan (Lochalsh) and Polbain (Wester Ross) due to be connected this summer.
BT is to launch BT Home Essentials in June, a new social tariff connecting those on low income with affordable fibre broadband and calls. The new low cost tariff comes as BT research reveals that since the pandemic, almost three quarters (74%) of Brits would not find it easy to improve their financial situation without connectivity.
BT has today launched Draw The Line, the start of a multi-million pound BT campaign to address the issue of hate speech on social media and take meaningful action. Hate speech on social media is a growing issue
EE today launched a new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate add-on for Android smartphone customers, giving them access to over 100 Xbox games on the go with inclusive unlimited data for just £10 per month, providing a saving of over £100 a year.