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BT to boost mobile coverage in UK

BT is partnering with local authorities in towns and cities across the UK, including London, Leeds and Birmingham, to boost mobile coverage by mounting small cell antennas on street furniture such as lampposts and CCTV columns. The technology and telecoms firm is also using its own assets, including phone boxes and its Street Hub 2.0 […]

March 7, 2022

Middlechild announces expansion into the North East

BBC Daytime has commissioned Northern Justice w/t (10×30’), a new series produced by Middlechild for BBC One mornings (10.45am). The ten-part series will shine a light on the work of legal professionals working throughout the North East of England. Northern Justice w/t will reveal what happens when ordinary people facing all sorts of extraordinary times in their lives […]

February 16, 2022

BT to modernise Newcastle contact centre

BT Group will be recruiting over 150 new local jobs as well as beginning a multi-million pound refurbishment of its second contact centre in Newcastle, located at its North Tyneside building.  The new and full-time contact centre roles will be recruited by EE, part of BT Group, over the next six months. BT says the […]

December 13, 2021

MENA and The Magpies

As the organisers hope many will gather for the CABSAT 21 expo in Dubai, in the latest issue of Euromedia Chris Forrester offers a reflection on the progress, or otherwise, of TV propositions across the MENA region. Of course, in many ways, MENA is not a region from which any wider conclusions or pointers can […]

October 20, 2021

BT confirms Newcastle as key location

BT’s Gosforth contact centre is set for a multi-million-pound refurbishment as Newcastle has been revealed as a key location in the company’s future plans.  The office will undergo a major refurbishment to modernise it and create a new workplace for hundreds of colleagues. The five-year programme will improve and consolidate BT’s footprint of more than […]

August 6, 2020

Live Premier League on Twitch

Amazon has announced that it will stream its live Premier League fixtures on gaming platform Twitch. Twitch users in the UK will be able to watch four matches in the coming weeks, starting with the Crystal Palace vs Burnley fixture on June 29th. The coverage will also include Twitch chat, so fans can interact alongside […]

June 19, 2020

Second round of Premier League TV schedule revealed

The Premier League resumed on June 17th with Sky Sports providing live coverage of Aston Villa and Sheffield United’s goalless draw at Villa Park, and Manchester City’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal at The Etihad. A full weekend of fixtures featuring all 20 Premier League clubs will play out this weekend. Sky Sports, BT Sport, […]

June 18, 2020

FA Cup final set for August 1st

The FA Cup final has been rescheduled for August 1st as the disrupted domestic football calendar begins to take on a new shape. Following news that the Premier League will resume on June 17th (subject to Government clearance), the Football Association (FA) has now announced its dates for the final three rounds of the FA […]

May 29, 2020