BT joins CSHB
BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and across 180 countries worldwide. BT’s main activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services, as well as managed networked IT services. BT has always been at the forefront of technological innovation; from developing the first electric telegraph to designing smart cities, BT has imagined ways to make a real difference to our customers’ lives.
BT is an active participant in UK collaborative research and development, participating in a number of Smart IoT projects, including CityVerve a flagship UK city IOT demonstrator in Manchester, and MK:Smart a Smart City project centred at Milton Keynes. Other areas of research focus on buildings and people, demonstrating the potential for making cost savings and improving efficiencies by creating Smart Buildings, while supporting the wellbeing of occupants. Life in a Smart World revolves around data, research addressing this further challenge provides the means to use this data in meaningful ways; to source and process selected data to create Smart ‘Information’.