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BT's mobile unit wades into 5G battle against Three

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BT’S mobile arm EE is preparing to go into battle with rival operator Three over billions of pounds worth of airwaves, amid fears of delays to 5G network upgrade plans. Three’s planned judicial ­review aims to impose tighter restrictions on the share of the airwaves EE is allowed to buy. Its challenge to the auction rules is focused on the higher 5G frequency, where Ofcom plans to impose a 37pc cap on the overall share of the airwaves an operator is allowed to own. It has also urged ­Ofcom to consider bundling the ­airwaves into a 5G super-auction alongside other frequencies due to be made available in the next few years.

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Bacillus thuringiensis corn opening potentials for corn export

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Bt corn accounts for so much of the industry production since 65 percent of all yellow corn produced in the country is in fact Bt corn. Its production alone is a major industry for the country’s agricultural sector and its allied industries that depend on the production and distribution of corn and its other by-products. And while plans are being made, Valencia said that those who supported Bt corn have already made a difference in the country’s agriculture for the better. Farmer Ricardo Valencia said that he has been planting rice and corn for as long as he could remember.

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Inadequate capacity, fiber cuts for Internet and telephone disruptions – KuenselOnline

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The slow Internet speed and disruption of telephone calls for landlines are because of fiber cuts and reduced efficiency of the Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON), according to Bhutan Telecom (BT) officials. Except for areas such as Semtokha and Dechencholing, the problem of telephone calls not going through and slow internet speed was experienced by those living in the parts of Thimphu who are connected to the GPON system. Penjore said BT is committed to creating customer value and providing quality service and is consistently upgrading its systems. However, he said that it was the migration of equipment that causes problems related to cell phones such as numbers remaining unreachable, conversations getting dropped, and one user not being able to hear the other.

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US DoD, Brit ISP BT reverse proxies can be abused to frisk internal systems – researcher

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US DoD, Brit ISP BT reverse proxies can be abused to frisk internal systems – researcher. ” Kettle took a close look at reverse proxies, load balancers, and backend analytics systems, and on Thursday revealed his findings. It's likely that other non-DoD servers have the same vulnerability, though,” Kettle told El Reg. Kettle added that, as well as this worrying security vulnerability, putting subscribers behind proxies is bad because if one of the boxes ends up on a black list, every gets blocked:.

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BT Sport: From Young Upstart To UK Sports Broadcasting's Top Innovator

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You can read more about the first three years of BT Sport from a technology perspective here, but what about the future? Manchester City’s 2-0 victory away at Brighton on Saturday marked the start of BT Sport’s fifth season as an official broadcaster of the Premier League. But BT Sport has now broadcast 41 live events in Dolby Atmos, including the 2017 Champions League Final, which was a showcase for several technologies. The industry and its various segments attach a high ...

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Dell EMC and BT announce trial for disaggregated switches

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Dell EMC and BT announced they are collaborating on a trial centered on how disaggregated switches can create flexible, open networks. The companies are tag teaming a proof-of-concept at BT Labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk, where they will explore how disaggregated switches can manage network traffic. The key benefits of disaggregated switch platform are lower costs, the ability to run other software on the switch and decreased vendor lock-in. Agility and programmability, maximizing the benefits of SDN, are therefore key to our future network evolution.

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BT Group plc (LSE:BTA): Does -42.7% EPS Decline Lately Make It An Underperformer? – Simply Wall St News

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Forming a fuller perspective, though, requires weighing BT Group’s most recent performance against its long-term earnings growth trend and the industry as a whole. For a well-established company such as BT Group plc (LSE:BT. Failing both of my past performance check is not a good indicator for BT Group as a strong investment case. If this hindrance has already been priced into the shares, or better yet, the market has overreacted to this recent poor performance, BT Group can still be a good buy.

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BT Sport to stream its Saturday footy results show on Twitter

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BT Sport to stream its Saturday footy results show on Twitter. or, as BT puts it, "an opportunity to sample a slice of BT Sport's premium schedule. " By S. Dent, 15m ago View. By S. Dent, 1h ago View.

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Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping

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If you own an EE TV set-top box, you can now ask Alexa for information on what programmes are on, and even set recordings. You'll need an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot to bark your commands to, but once you've enabled the EE TV skill within the Alexa app, Alexa can give you three programme recommendations from the Freeview Picks service. Fabrice Rousseau, General Manager, Alexa Skills Kit EU added: "Customers can now ask Alexa to find things to watch and record the shows they want—no remote required. EE has hinted that more Alexa skills are on the way, including "Amazon’s Alexa Video Skill APIs".

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EE TV now supports Alexa voice control

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EE announced that the EE TV set-top box now supports Alexa voice control through Amazon Echo or Echo Dot. If a customer asks what's on EE TV tonight, Alexa will respond with three recommendations provided from the same source that supplies Freeview Picks. The EE TV skill for Alexa is the first in a series of commands being reviewed for the platform. Customers can link EE TV to their Alexa account by enabling the EE TV skill via the Alexa app.

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BT Trials Dell EMC Disaggregated Networking Switches

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BT is testing Dell EMC’s disaggregated networking switches to advance its software-defined networking (SDN) strategy. BT isn’t a Dell EMC data center switch customer — yet. Some 600 customers globally have deployed Dell EMC’s disaggregated networking switches, said Tom Burns SVP and general manager at Dell EMC Networking. Additionally, most customers don’t use the vast majority of protocols and features on traditional integrated networking switches.

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BT Named A Leader In The IDC MarketScape For Worldwide Managed Security Services 2017

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In the IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Managed Security Services, published in 2014, BT had been named a Major Player. BT offers advanced services that help customers transition with confidence and exploit these new technologies. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. It is one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries.

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BT opens Christmas shop in August to meet consumer demand

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Dell EMC and BT Working on Disaggregated Switch Proof of Concept

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The testing will compare Dell EMC disaggregated switches against integrated switches in terms of performance, economics and programmability, the press release says. In contrast to the traditional integrated network switches currently used by operators and enterprises around the world, disaggregated switching uses merchant silicon based switching systems combined with either commercially available or open source system software. BT and Dell EMC are not the only companies working on open networking systems, of course. The key benefits of disaggregated switch platform are lower costs, the ability to run other software on the switch and decreased vendor lock-in.

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BT to scrap 20,000 phone boxes by 2022 as InLink rollout continues

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The units will offer ultrafast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1Gbps, which BT says is "the UK's fastest free public Wi-Fi service available", as well as free phone calls and a range of new digital services. BT has already begun rolling out replacements in London called InLinks, which will be installed in other major UK cities before the end of the year. 6 days agoSky adds live chat customer... Sign up to the uSwitch emails.

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How to control EE TV with Alexa voice commands

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How to control EE TV with Alexa voice commands. Here's how to use Alexa on the EE TV. Alexa then does what you ask on the EE TV, accessing the set-top box via your home WiFi network. To enable the Alexa control on your EE TV, simply set the device up using the Alexa app on your phone or tablet.

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EE TV enlists Amazon’s Alexa in the battle for the UK TV experience

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For instance, the query “Alexa, ask EE TV what’s on tonight? Alexa can be asked ‘What’s on tonight ’ and will come up with three options. According to Max Taylor, Managing Director of Marketing, EE, “We’re continually looking for ways to further enhance the accessibility and usability of EE TV - so we’re pleased to work with Amazon to launch the first Alexa skill on a set top box in the UK. The new skill will allow users to discover new content and help to enrich their TV experience, so they can make the most out of it.

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BT share price: Telco teams up with Dell EMC over network traffic

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BT share price: Telco teams up with Dell EMC over network traffic. A) has teamed up with Dell EMC to look for new ways to manage network traffic, the FTSE 100 company has said. BT announced in a statement today that it had inked a research collaboration deal with Dell EMC aimed at exploring a new way of managing network traffic. The collaboration involves a proof-of-concept trial, set to take place at the BT Labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk, which will explore how disaggregated switching can create flexible networks which are more responsive to customer needs.

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BT and Dell EMC trial data center hardware for telecom networks

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In collaboration with Dell EMC, British Telecommunications (BT) has launched an R&D project to look into the potential benefits of virtualization for telecom networks, using IT equipment classically used in data centers. BT and Dell EMC trial data center hardware for telecom networks. Wed, 8 Mar 2017 17:00:00. How do you make the right decisions as to how and where to host and manage your IT assets? Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:00:00. This one-hour webinar will examine the advantages of lithium-ion as well as concerns data center managers may have.

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EE TV launches Amazon Alexa voice control » Digital TV Europe

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Max Taylor, managing director of marketing, EE said: “We’re continually looking for ways to further enhance the accessibility and usability of EE TV – so we’re pleased to work with Amazon to launch the first Alexa skill on a set top box in the UK. EE customers can linke EE TV to their Alexa account by enabling the EE TV skill via the Alexa app. Given the fragmented nature of TV services today, we believe that voice will play a pivotal role in finding the programmes consumers want to watch. YouView, the broadcaster-supported platform that is used by BT and TalkTalk for their TV services, also announced in June that it was piloting Alexa voice control for its connected set-top boxes.

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