British Telecom to recruit 900 for cyber security biz

British Telecom to recruit 900 for cyber security biz

BT already employs over 2,500 security professionals and has security operations centres all around the world. 170 of the new posts will go to graduates and apprentices who will be trained at BT's Security Academy, the statement said.

Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts this week

Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts this week

Vodafone UK said on Saturday hackers had accessed the accounts of 1,827 of its customers this week, the second cyber attack on a British telecoms company this month.

Paid Rs 22,300 cr to public finances in India in FY14: Vodafone

Paid Rs 22,300 cr to public finances in India in FY14: Vodafone

British telecom major Vodafone on Friday said its Indian arm has contributed over 2.2 billion pound (about Rs 22,300 crore) to public finances, including taxes, for financial year ended March 31, 2014.

Li Ka-shing's Hutchison to buy Telefonica UK unit for $15bn: Source

The proposed deal comes close on the heels of the biggest business restructuring undertaken by Li`s empire earlier this month.

Vodacom to buy Tata Comm's Neotel for $676 mn

British telecom major Vodafone's South African subsidiary Vodacom has reached an agreement to buy Neotel, controlled by Tata Communications, for 7 billion rand (around USD 676 million).

Vodafone buys out Piramal stake for Rs 8,900 crore

British telecom giant Vodafone Group plc will buy out Piramal Enterprises Ltd's 11 percent stake in its India unit for Rs 8,900 crore to gain full control of the company.

`Fastest ever` broadband speeds achieved by UK scientists

Raising hopes of millions of net users for more efficient data transfer in the current infrastructure, scientists in the UK have achieved the "fastest ever" broadband speeds in a test.

Fastest ever broadband speeds achieved

In a breakthrough, scientists in the UK have achieved the "fastest ever" broadband speeds of 1.4 terabits per second - enough to transmit 44 high-definition movies at once.

Vodafone responds to govt's conciliation offer on tax dispute

British telecom major Vodafone Tuesday submitted its response to the Finance Ministry's proposal for a non-binding conciliation to settle the long pending Rs 11,200 crore tax dispute.

Vodafone gets $604 million tax demand

The British mobile operator would appeal the order soon, it said in a statement on Thursday.

Vodafone in talks with govt to set up framework over tax issue

Facing a tax liability of over Rs 11,200 crore, British telecom major Vodafone Tuesday said it is in talks with the Indian government to establish a framework to resolve the long-pending dispute.

BT says bye-bye to dial-up Internet service

The company said it was taking the step because only a "tiny number" of its customers still went online using a dial-up modem.

Vodafone sues Telecom Italia for 1 billion euros

British telecom provider Vodafone Group is suing Telecom Italia for abusing its dominant position in Italy, seeking damages of more than 1 billion euros (850.1 million pounds).

British Telecom ditches Yahoo Mail as default email service

A British telecom company has ditched the third-largest email provider, Yahoo Mail, as its default email service, keeping in view the service`s vulnerability to getting hacked.

Yahoo, BT probe spike in email spamming

British multinational telecommunications services company BT and Internet firm Yahoo are probing surge in reports of email accounts being hijacked by criminals for sending spam.

Tech Mahindra surges nearly 4% as BT sells stake

Shares of IT firm Tech Mahindra Wednesday rose by nearly 4 percent after British telecom giant BT offloaded 9.1 percent stake in the company for Rs 1,011.4 crore.

BT sells 14.1% stake in Tech Mahindra for Rs 1,395 crore

Global telecom giant BT Plc Thursday sold 14.1 percent stake in Tech Mahindra to institutional investors for about Rs 1,395 crore and said it would consider further share sale in the Indian IT firm in future.

Fall in BT revenue has Tech Mahindra net rising just 7.4%

The company's income from operations rose to Rs 1,444.87 crore during the quarter under review as against Rs 1,211.14 crore in the same period last year.

Accel acquires 51% stake of British Telecom in Accel Frontline

Information Technology and media firm Accel Ltd today said it has acquired the 51 per cent stake held by British Telecom for Rs 49.9 crore to become a majority shareholder in Accel Frontline Ltd.