BT is a leading world telecoms player and an important part of Britain’s recent history.
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As of July 2016, who is the CEO of BT?
- Sir Alan Sugar
- Ian Livingston
- Gavin Patterson
- Adam Crozier
When were British telephones nationalised - with the General Post Office (GPO) taking over all the private sector phone companies?
In 1981, British Telecom became a separate organisation from the Post Office. When was it privatised?
When did British Telecom shorten its name to BT?
BT paid how much for EE in 2016?
What is the name of BT's business unit for multinational companies?
- BT International
- BT Global Services
- BT Worldwide
In 1985 BT launched a mobile network, Cellnet, with what parter?
Cellnet was spun off from BT and became O2. Who owns it now?
- France Telecom
BT has a Universal Service Obligation to provide telephone service everywhere in the UK except for one place. Where is that?
- The Scilly Isles
BT spent £4 billion buying a 3G licence, and was hit by the dotcom crash in 2001. To help with the debt, it sold its Yellow Pages directory service - under what name?
In which county is BT's Adastral Park R&D facility?
- Greater London
- Isle of Wight
What is the name of the infrastructure division which provides local BT connections?
Kris Marshall starred in BT ads for seven years. What was his character called?
At the start of the 1980s, BT promoted phone calls with a character called Buzby. Who provided his voice?
- Peter Sallis
- Bernard Cribbins
- Eric Sykes
BT Sport broadcasts from which location
- Media City, Salford
- BBC Television Centre
- The Olympic Park
- BT Tower
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