News

Seashell Trust

May 2017

BT Cables sent a team of employees away from work for 2 days and took them to the Seashell Trust in Cheadle Hulme. The aim of the event was to encourage young people, both abled and disabled to participate in a range of sporting activities. Although the work was challenging it was also very enjoyable and rewarding. We hope to have made a positive contribution for the young people that the Seashell Trust serves.


Comic Relief - Red Nose Day 24th March 2017

March 2017

BT Cables raised £1,362.43 for Comic Relief through a variety of activities.

110 employees joined in the "Make your Laugh Matter" campaign and some examples can be seen in the picture. Additionally there was a charity fun-run through Boggart Hole Clough (a local nature reserve) which was a 2k and a 5k event in conjunction with the local community and Blackley Walk2Run.

There was also a cake bake sale and sweepstake supporting the fund raising activities


Toby Collins - Business development director

January 2017

BT Cables is pleased to announce that Toby Collins has joined its senior management team in the role of Business development director.

Toby has in excess of 30 years experience within various sectors of the global cable market, heading up highly motivated and customer focused teams. He has previously held senior positions in Prysmian Group, Draka UK and Eaton.

Toby's key objectives are to continue developing growth initiatives and awareness with telco operators, rail companies and distributors across pan-European markets.


BT Network Systems (BTNS) from BT Cables

August 2016

BT Cables is pleased to announce the launch of it's latest product range - BT Network Systems, known commonly as BTNS(TM) a complete end to end structured cabling solution.

The range includes a comprehensive suite of connectivity product to cater for Copper (Cat5e, Cat6, Cat 6A, Cat 7 and Cat7A) and fibre systems. There is also a range of boxes and cabinets for all applications. System solutions address data centre, carrier market and residential requirements.

All systems are underpinned by a 25 year warranty if installed by an approved engineer which gives further peace of mind in addition to the BT brand.



BT Cables and Connectix Cabling Systems strengthen long term relationship

July 2016

BT Cables has announced a new long term trading agreement with Connectix Cabling Systems of Braintree, Essex. The agreement means that Connectix has been appointed the sole distributor of BT Cables’ range of data networking products throughout the UK and Ireland.

The new arrangement will enhance customer service levels with quicker delivery such as a next day service and free delivery for lower value orders. A wide range of complementary products will also be available as well as technical expertise and competitive and stable pricing will continue.


Customer centre opens

June 2016

A key part of the BT Cables strategy for 2016/2017 is to engage with and create new business opportunities with its customers.

One thing that was missing was a place to invite customers along to, in order to showcase our capabilities and to illustrate the many good reasons to do business with BT Cables.

With this in mind, a plan was undertaken to regenerate a disused area of the administration building and create a space where we could invite new and existing customers to meet BT Cables in an environment with a fresh, vibrant new look, consistent with the BT group branding.

Working with BT Facility Services and an external marketing agency, the area has been brought back to life with a modern perspective on a traditional manufacturing business.

Excellent conferencing facilities are available, along with an 85" visual display unit and break-out areas with soft seating and kitchen facilities.


RoSPA awards BT Cables with its second consecutive President's award

April 2016

It is great news that BT Cables has achieved the President's (11 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

The awards are based on the organisation's individual occupational health and safety performance assessed against the judging criteria, where in total BT Cables had to submit over 30 pages of data and some 60 documents as supporting evidence.

This award is testament to all the work and commitment carried out on a daily basis to make the site and everyone who works there as safe as possible.


BT Cables signs new optical fibre cable contract with Cyprus Telecommunications

April 2016

BT Cables is delighted to announce that it has signed a new supply contract with CYTA for the supply of optical fibre cables. The contract is estimated to be worth €1,000,000 over the next three years. The cables will be used in the development of CYTA’s fibre to the home network.


Technical seminars - Dubai

April 2016

Following on from the success of the Intersec exhibition BT Cables held two technical seminars on Thursday 14th April in the BT Showcase which is located in the BT Global Services offices in Dubai Internet City. The seminars were for invited guests only and were an opportunity to go into detail about the technical attributes of its product ranges. The seminars emphasised the product quality and especially fire performance capability whilst highlighting our link with the BT brand.


Intersec Dubai

Intersec exhibition - Dubai

January 2016

BT Cables exhibited at the Intersec exhibition in Dubai. It was held in the Dubai World Trade Centre and there were 1,280 exhibitors from 54 countries. This makes Intersec to be the largest exhibition for Security and Safety worldwide and a perfect place to show off the BT Cables range of building infrastructure cables. The show was visited by 31,200 visitors from 128 countries and the exhibition fills 12 halls covering 51,000sqm. BT Cables' presence there underlined its commitment to developing business throughout the region.


Introducing our new product range: BT Optical-Tec ®

14/12/15

OFCIt’s called BT Optical-TEC ® and will include single and multi-mode variants for internal and external applications. There’s also a range of aerial cables and a selection of FTTH type cables.Our most popular cables will be available from stock in Manchester on a cut-to-length basis. They’ll also be available made to order at competitive prices on realistic lead-times.

BT Optical-TEC ® will further enhance the already extensive product portfolio on offer from BT Cables.


BT Cables wins new contract award with the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority

05/05/15 CYTA contract exchange

BT Cables is delighted to announce that it has signed a new contract with the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority to supply outside plant secondary cables for the next two years. The contract award is valued in excess of €2m and is the latest in a relationship between the two parties which stretches back to 2004.

Pictured completing the contract exchange are Mr. Panicos Kallenos (Manager, Networks Planning and Development, CYTA) and Mr. Kevin Samuel (Commercial Director, BT Cables)


BT Cables Limited is a winner in the RoSPA Awards 2015

27/04/15

BT Cables Limited of Manchester, is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015. Gold-Medal-Award

The President's (10 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) will be presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre, on July 15, 2015.

As the UK’s family safety charity, RoSPA’s mission to save lives and reduce injuries covers all ages and stages of life. In support of this mission, the RoSPA Awards, which date back 59 years, recognise commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention at work. Through the scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said: “The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems, such as BT Cables Limited, contribute to raising standards overall and we congratulate them.”

New website goes live!

02/04/15

BT Cables is delighted to announce the launch of our new website in April 2015. Built on the Trendzer platform that is used by BT Marketing Solutions for the BT Group's impressive range of small business customers, our site is fully responsive to meet the demands of modern online requirements.

It's just the latest stage in our ongoing growth and development, and we're very happy with the results. Watch this space for further updates in 2015 and beyond, as we move forward after the hugely successful 500-Day Event of late 2014.

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