Shares jumped 3% after the company announced 2.5 million customers have signed up for BT Sport television
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Monday 08 August 2011
Virgin Media is set to expand its cable network to pass a further 100,000 homes by the end of the year, as the super-fast broadband arms race with BT continues to heat up.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Virgin Media has announced plans to create a free Wi-Fi network to cover London, to compete with the often unreliable 3G mobile phone network and a patchwork of other Wi-Fi services.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Friday 29 July 2011
Profits at BT Group rose 20 per cent in the second quarter as it attracted 250,000 customers to its broadband services.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Hollywood film giants battling against online piracy today won a test case action in the High Court against the UK's biggest internet service provider.
Saturday 23 July 2011
As the pips go on its 75th anniversary this weekend, the "speaking clock" still registers 30 million calls each year, generating nearly £10m in revenue for British Telecom.
Saturday 23 July 2011
On his 1970 album 'Til the Band Comes In, Scott Walker sings of his unreciprocated love for the woman behind the Speaking Clock. He suggests their shared insomnia might form a basis for an ongoing relationship, and invites her – should she be listening – over to his place.
Thursday 21 July 2011
The telecoms watchdog has ordered BT to slash its charges to rivals to help bring cheaper broadband to millions of homes in rural parts of Britain.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Millions of people are set to get cheaper internet access after BT was told today to slash its wholesale charges to rural areas.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Michael McCarthy: Three solutions in one to a string of problems the free market could not deal with
Wednesday 13 July 2011
There are lots of things the market will do for you, like lowering consumer prices or making companies lean, mean and keen, but one thing no one pretends the market will do is give you a clean planet.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Saturday 18 June 2011
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Telecoms giant BT today announced it is to step up the roll-out of its superfast broadband, making it available to an additional one million homes and businesses by the end of next year.
Thursday 02 June 2011
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train