British Telecom

BT files patent-infringement lawsuit against Google

BT files patent-infringement lawsuit against Google

The latest addition to the long list of complainants involved in patent-infringement lawsuits with Google is British Telecommunications (BT) which Thursday filed a civil suit against the Internet search biggie in the US District Court for the District of Delaware.

In its recently-filed lawsuit, BT has accused Google of having breached six of its patents with Android devices and some other services; and is seeking an injunction against Google, along with unspecified damages.

Mahindra to Buy 5.5% of Tech Mahindra from BT

Mahindra to Buy 5.5% of Tech Mahindra from BT

A 5.5% stake in its outsourcing joint venture Tech Mahindra Ltd. from partner BT Group PLC (BT) will soon be bought by the Manufacturing conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. They are said to have agreed to buy it on Friday.

Mahindra & Mahindra is said to own 42.77% and the BT Group too is said to have owned a 30.9% stake in Tech Mahindra, but its holding has reportedly edged down to 29.9% ever since Sept. 30.

BT strike to affect phone and internet service

BT strike to affect phone and internet service

The recent strike planned if charged could severely hit the BT phone and broadband network.

This strike is against the industrial action, which is led by BT engineers.

According to the Communication Workers Union who claim that if their pay demands if not met until weekend, would witness the process of balloting its sixty thousand members, the consequence of this implies a hovering of industrial action that will commence by the end of the month.

BT to pull 2,000 jobs from India

British Telecom (BT) is going to recall 2,000 call centre jobs from India.

This action may have an effect on the BPO business of Infosys and HCL, both assisting the British company, which has been an old faithful client of the Indian IT industry.

BT also uses Wipro, TCS, and Tech Mahindra primarily for specified IT functions like network management, software development and procurement.

BT joins hands with BSNL to offer managed services in the Country

British Telecom (BT) has linked up with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), India’s largest telecommunication conglomerate with the aim to meet growing customer demands in the Indian market.  

The collaboration is aimed at helping clientele improve their business outcomes by spanning the desktop to the data centre, facilitating customer’s provisioning of international converged networks and IT solutions.

Tech Mahindra Pockets $350 Mln Deal From UK’s BT Group

Tech Mahindra, provider of solutions and services to the telecom industry, has received a 5-year order valued at over $350 million from UK-based British Telecom Group to provide maintenance and support services for BT’s business critical BSS (business support system) and OSS (operating support system) applications and platforms.

The services will be delivered from Tech Mahindra’s state-of-the-art Centers of Excellence (CoE) facilities in India.

Tech Mahindra will shortly establish a new facility in UK to keep an eye on BT's core business procedures.