BTwatch #289 (October 2017)

Snapshots and insights from this BTwatch report… Report: #289 Published: October 2017 Next report: November 2017 Welcome interlopers: BT’s TEAC launch event BT promoted its role within the Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project (TIP) by hosting an event to launch its TIP...

Welcome interlopers: BT’s TEAC launch event

BT promoted its role within the Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project (TIP) by hosting an event to launch its TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Centre (TEAC, BTwatch, #284). Opening of the TEAC shows BT embracing a more dynamic approach to identifying disruptive technology,...

BT’s NHS comeback keeps building

BT Business and Public Sector signed a new five-year “multi-million” pound contract with the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust on behalf of National Health Service (NHS) organisations in the county of Sussex to build and manage a new private, secure communications...

Nuage upbeat on BT as Agile Connect debuts

BT Global Services officially launched Agile Connect, its SD-WAN service for multinational customers. The offering, part of the BT Dynamic Network Services drive, is based on technology from Nokia’s Nuage Networks. Dynamic Network Services (DNS) strategy...

BT confirms opening of new cybersecurity hub in Sydney

BT Global Services flagged the opening of a new global cybersecurity research and development hub in Sydney, Australia. Confirms earlier reports that BT intended to expand facilities at its Service Operations Centre in North Sydney. Underlines ambition to treble...

ADTRAN flags BT interest in future generation G.fast

BT Group is reportedly working with vendor ADTRAN on a long-term evolution of current G.fast technology, called G.mgfast. After disappointment in earlier G.fast contract awards, ADTRAN looking forward to next leap. New technology forms part of ITU’s programme...