BT worked closely with Bosch to develop an eCall system that could help provide rapid assistance to motorists in an emergency.

The solution uses sensor technology to trigger a series of communications sessions which help individuals in distress.

If an incident occurs, a sensor detects the issue and a machine-tomachine (M2M) transaction initiates a call from the vehicle.

A person-to-machine (P2M) transaction identifies the driver and connects them to an agent in BT’s Cloud Connect platform.

The agent’s person-to-person (P2P) transaction results in help being sent to the driver via a P2M transaction.

This solution addresses EU legislation for driver safety and security. It’s a stand-out example of BT using communications to create a better world.

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As an official technology partner to Williams Martini Racing, BT is providing the Formula One team with innovative communications technology to help improve car performance.

BT form part of Land Rover BAR's Technical Innovation Group (TIG) and are the Technology in Sustainability Partner.

BT is supporting Anglo American’s move to cloud services. Anglo American cloud traffic travels at high speed over the BT IP Connect global infrastructure, hustled over long distances by the CoS technology.

Innovative thinking, Internet of Things know-how and an enthusiasm for collaboration help explain why Manchester's CityVerve is considered one of the most successful smart city projects ever.

Last year EE, part of BT Group, is the largest and most advanced mobile communications company in the UK teamed up with Sony to achieve the UK's fastest ever real world mobile download speeds.

In 2017, music fans attending the Glastonbury Festival used a whopping 54 terabytes of data via EE's powerful 4G network - more than double the amount of the previous year's event.

For the UEFA Champions League Final broadcast in June 2017, we’re proud to have delivered what we believe was the most comprehensive live outside broadcast of a football match in worldwide history across multiple live platforms and technologies. 

BT was awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its work on IPX – just one of many awards the company continues to win around the world for its pioneering endeavours.