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Attention Seekers partners with BT for new live games content

Production agency Attention Seekers has today announced that it’s entered into an exclusive agreement with BT Productions – the production arm of BT Sport – to produce new TV formats and live content programming based around games. The joint venture will see Attention Seekers creating content that covers all forms …

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BT is suing Valve

A patent dispute has ended up with BT taking Steam owner Valve to court. Kotaku reports that the lawsuit argues that Steam offers a broad range of products and services which incorporate technologies invented by BT” that include inter alia, Valve’s Steam Library, Valve’s Steam Chat, Valve’s Steam Messaging, and …

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BT seals £12.5bn EE acquisition

EE has been acquired by fellow telecom giant BT in a deal worth 12.5bn. Talks were revealed to have taken place back in November, and last month the pair stated that a deal looked likely. As part of the agreement both Orange and Deutsche Telekom will sell their stake in …

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BT looking to finalise £12.5bn EE acquisition

It’s looking as if BT has beaten 3 in the race to acquire a mobile network – and EE has emerged as the target. The Register reports that, following news that the pair were in talks last month, a 12.5bn deal is now on the table. There is understandably lots …

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3 and BT braced for bidding war for ownership of EE or O2

The owner of mobile network 3 and telecoms giant BT appear to be on the brink of a battle to acquire either the EE or O2 mobile networks. The surprise news that BT was in talks to acquire O2 – a network it once co-owned but previously sold to Telefonica …

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BT hires games writer

BT.com is relaunching this summer, complete with a new video game section featuring previews, reviews, video content and features. The new BT.com games editor is Ian Dransfield who has previously worked as a senior staff writer at Imagine Publishing as well as a freelancer for the likes of CVG and …

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BT is GAME’s free store Wi-Fi partner

GAME’s 341 UK stores will offer free Wi-Fi access for their customers in time for Christmas. Telcoms company BT has today been named as the official provider for the service. Customers will be encouraged to access digital information via the free GAME app and in-store QR codes. The introduction of …

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BT prepared to write off OnLive investment

UK telephone and internet provider BT has said that it believes its 2.6 per cent stake in troubled cloud gaming firm OnLive will probably be written off. OnLive folded at the weekend only to instantly emerge again under a new owner, using the same assets, technology and IP. However, over …

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Now BT blocks The Pirate Bay… but site reports increased UK traffic

BT has finally caved to legal pressure and blocked access to The Pirate Bay for its UK customers. It was the last ISP to cooperate with the High Court’s demand to revoke access tot eh portal, with others such as TalkTalk, Virgin, O2 and Sky having already implemented bans. However, …

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BT and TalkTalk lose three strikes appeal

The Digital Economy Act anti file-sharing legislation received a boost as the Court of Appeal upheld an earlier High Court ruling that backed the DEA. British ISPs BT and TalkTalk had brought the appeal as the firm’s argued against controversial measures in the act that would force ISPs to send …

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