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BT hires games writer

BT hires games writer

BT.com is relaunching this summer, complete with a new video game section featuring previews, reviews, video content and features.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jun 4th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
BT is GAME's free store Wi-Fi partner

BT is GAME's free store Wi-Fi partner

GAME’s 341 UK stores will offer free Wi-Fi access for their customers in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 11:25AM in News
BT prepared to write off OnLive investment

BT prepared to write off OnLive investment

UK telephone and internet provider BT has said that it believes its 2.6 per cent stake in troubled cloud gaming firm OnLive will probably be written off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 10:23AM in News
Now BT blocks The Pirate Bay... but site reports increased UK traffic

Now BT blocks The Pirate Bay... but site reports increased UK traffic

BT has finally caved to legal pressure and blocked access to The Pirate Bay for its UK customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2012 at 4:05PM in News

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BT and TalkTalk lose three strikes appeal

BT and TalkTalk lose three strikes appeal

The Digital Economy Act anti file-sharing legislation received a boost as the Court of Appeal upheld an earlier High Court ruling that backed the DEA.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 7th 2012 at 3:06PM in News
100Mbps broadband arrives from BT

100Mbps broadband arrives from BT

Fibre-to-the-home service offers 100Mbs downstream and 15Mbps upstream for a lucky few.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 16th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Using OnLive downloads around 3GB of data per hour

Estimates from a number of online sources claim that playing games via new streaming service OnLive consumes between 2GB and 3GB every hour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2011 at 11:34AM in News
Court forces BT to block download site

Court forces BT to block download site

In what could prove to be a very significant move, the High Court has ordered internet service provider BT to block download site Newzbin2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 1:54PM in News

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ISPs win Digital Economy Act review

ISPs win Digital Economy Act review

Internet service provider’s BT and TalkTalk have this afternoon been told by the High Court that they have won the right to a full and official judicial review of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2010 at 2:28PM in News
YouView turns TVs into consoles

YouView turns TVs into consoles

The humble TV set-top box is finally emerging as a genuine challenger to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 10:06AM in News
BT seeks file-sharing stand down

BT seeks file-sharing stand down

Leading internet provider BT wants to temporarily halt the requirement for ISPs to hand over details of its customers accused of file-sharing copyrighted material online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 2:01PM in News
Firms press for DEA review

Firms press for DEA review

Major ISPs BT and TalkTalk are jointly seeking a High Court judicial review of the Digital Economy Act (formerly the Digital Economy Bill), the BBC reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 3:19PM in News

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OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

Streaming games service OnLive will be available over any UK ISP, founder and CEO Steve Perlman has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2010 at 11:01AM in News
BT backs OnLive

BT backs OnLive

The credibility of streaming game service OnLive has been given a serious boost this morning - British Telecom has become one of its investors.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 13th 2010 at 10:02AM in News
BT boss slams net cut-off plans

BT boss slams net cut-off plans

The chief executive of British Telecom has slammed proposals included in the Digital Economy Bill that will grant authorities the power to disconnect file-sharers from the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 4:07PM in News

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Sony ditches Go!Messenger on PSP

Sony ditches Go!Messenger on PSP

A lack of users for Sony’s Go!Messenger software on PSP has lead to the platform holder confirming that the service will be shut down at the end of next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2009 at 3:35PM in News
CES 2008: BT Vision coming to Xbox Live

CES 2008: BT Vision coming to Xbox Live

Xbox Live users that subscribe to BT Broadband will soon be granted access to an extensive library of on-demand content including movies, TV, music videos and even BT Vision’s ‘near ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 7th 2008 at 10:23AM in News
Sony and BT joining forces on PSP

Sony and BT joining forces on PSP

Next Generation reports that Sony Europe and telecoms provider BT have struck a deal to provide PSP users with access to a wide range or wi-fi internet services, including VOIP ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2007 at 3:45PM in News