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BT hits 5 million Wi-Fi hotspot

BT hits 5 million Wi-Fi hotspot

British Telecom announced that its Wi-Fi service is now available in more than 5 million hotspots across the UK and Ireland. The company has been adding over 20,000 new hotspots each week over the past year and is now offering unparalleled service to its Broadband customers who can access these hotspots for free while not…

BT launching 4G LTE service next year

BT launching 4G LTE service next year

British Telecom is getting ready to return to the mobile game, almost 13 years after it sold off what is now O2. At the time BT was forced to consolidate its assets, opting to sell the company due to its heavy debts following the bursting of the telecoms bubble. Since then, the UK’s dominant landline…

British Telecom looking to re-enter the mobile market

British Telecom looking to re-enter the mobile market

British Telecom (BT) is apparently looking to re-enter the mobile phone market, 12 years after selling off what is now O2. At the time, the company had to make this step due to its heavy debts following the bursting of the telecoms bubble. Since then, it has attempted a number of modest reseller agreements but…

Update: BT “ToGO” service launched in UK

Following on from Dusan’s post, BT have released more details on their plan to give their broadband customers smartphones, so that they can capture more of the UK mobile market. The new “BT ToGO” handsets will work on home/public WiFi, and utilise mobile networks when WiFi isn’t available. The two devices were named as the…

UK: BT Fusion: no longer

  BT is ending it’s Fusion service for the consumer market, after only 45K subs registered since 2005. The idea behind it was to sign up (lots of subs) who were in to the idea of cutting bills by routing calls over WiFi when they were at home. Many commentators have blamed the lack of…

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