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BT Sport pays £1.18bn to keep Champions League TV rights

Monday, March 6th 2017

The telecoms giant will pay around £394m a year from the 2018/19 season – up from around £299m under the current deal. The £1.18bn paid by BT shows the spiralling cost of sports TV...

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Landline-only BT customers to get £5 a month off their phone bills

Tuesday, February 28th 2017

Landline-only customers – often elderly or vulnerable people who’ve been with the same provider for decades – are currently getting poor value for money. These customers are particularly...

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5G mobile networks will provide users with speeds of 100Mbps

Monday, February 27th 2017

Draft specifications were published last week by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and will be put forward for final approval in November. The expected minimum peak data rate for...

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Asda Mobile to move customers onto 4G after extending EE network deal

Wednesday, February 15th 2017

The extension takes Asda’s MVNO agreement with EE up to the end of 2020 and will see its customers moved across from 3G services in the coming months. It will also make it easier for pay as...

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Can I get BT TV?

Tuesday, February 14th 2017

BT TV is only available to BT broadband and Infinity customers. Previously known as BT Vision, it is best known for BT Sport, home of the Champions League, and much more. Formerly built...

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Vodafone call blocker has stopped 100m nuisance calls

Wednesday, February 8th 2017

The operator stops nuisance, scam and fraudulent calls from entering its network before they reach customers. Vodafone said the majority of blocked calls relate to false PPI offers and accident...

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New Openreach maps make it easier for providers to build fibre networks

Tuesday, February 7th 2017

The new maps give a comprehensive and interactive view of the millions of miles of underground ducts, telephone poles and cable chambers that make up Openreach’s national network. The service...

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Openreach chairman: We need to do more to rebuild trust

Thursday, February 2nd 2017

Mike McTighe also praised the amount progress made in the past 12 months but said more was needed in order to “rebuild trust and credibility”. He was speaking as Openreach announced the...

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BT chief: Italian scandal has overshadowed good progress

Friday, January 27th 2017

An internal investigation by BT revealed “improper” accounting and practices in the Italian business that had led to a huge overstatement of earnings. BT initially estimated the financial...

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BT customer 'losing thousands' as she waits for broadband

Monday, January 23rd 2017

Laura Harcourt, who runs a holiday lettings business, says she can’t rent out the property without internet access and has now missed the lucrative holiday season. Ms Harcourt, 52, ordered a...

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