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BT announces Lockdown Learning scheme with free unlimited mobile data

Monday 11 January 2021 | 10:11 CET | News
BT has announced a new connectivity support scheme to help disadvantaged children continue their education remotely during lockdown. 

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Companies: BT / EE / Openreach / TalkTalk
Countries: United Kingdom
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