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BTCare Community Newsletter Issue 30

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What's new at BT?

BT Call Protect

Two million people have signed up to BT Call Protect in just under three months, BT's new free service to crack down on nuisance calls. Read more about this new product here.

 

BT Sport reveals summer speedway fixtures and talent line-up

BT Sport is the new home of speedway on British TV, with 34 speedway events broadcast live during the summer of 2017. 

 

BT Sport will also be showing the FIM Speedway Grand Prix and Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup for a second season.

 

Ryan Reynolds returns to demonstrate the power of BT Infinity

BT’s latest TV ad once again stars Hollywood action and comedy star Ryan Reynolds, as he takes the viewers “behind the scenes” – demonstrating the power of BT Infinity’s Wi-Fi signal.

 

Check out our video from our BT YouTube channel:

  

   

   

What's new on BT TV?

The Son on AMC

The Son is the epic new family saga from AMC – the drama channel, exclusive to BT customers. 

 

Starring Pierce Brosnan and based on the New York Times best-seller and Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel, The Son spans 150 year and three generations of the McCullough family

 

The show premiered on Tuesday, 18th of April and is available on the BT Player!

 

Fear the Walking Dead

AMC’s original series “Fear the Walking Dead” is set to return for its third season on Monday 5th June at 2:00am simultaneous to the US premiere, with a repeat at 9:00pm exclusively to BT customers!

   

Community hot topics

Next Generation TV

This thread continues to attract a lot of discussion, specifically about what customers think of the recent changes following their software update. If you missed it, here are our FAQs on the update. 

 

Scam calls

One of our top-viewed threads was about customers receiving unsolicited calls from scammers purporting to be from “BT Openreach”. The thread has only had a handful of recent replies, but it’s attracted a lot of views over the last month.

 

Openreach (or anyone from BT, for that matter) will never ring you unsolicited and ask you to install anything on your computer because “we’ve detected a problem”. It’s good to see so many on that thread advising they were able to spot the scam, but if you’re in doubt, please check out our advice on how to deal with scams

  

Stories on bt.com news – our highlights

Old school BT: The BT Hawk

The BT Hawk was the UK’s first cordless telephone that was test launched on April 14, 1983. Who here remembers it? 

 

Take this quiz on wireless connections!

A lot things can affect your wireless connection. Take our quiz and discover where you should put your wi-fi router!  

 

BT is on Instagram!

Here are some of our favourite images of BT landmarks from BT's Instagram page.

 

 Which is your favourite?

 

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