Conferencing and collaboration specifications
Our position as a global conferencing leader gives our customers an edge in collaboration. We have 30 years of experience supplying pioneering services for audio, video, web and streaming collaboration. And we build, deliver and manage some of the most complex conferencing solutions for customers worldwide.
1,200 employees worldwide focused only on collaboration.
We offer ultimate flexibility – the widest range of choice of deployment models in the market place today – public cloud, private cloud and onsite, enabling you to make use of your existing investments.
We are a leading provider of Cisco and Polycom HD video solutions. Polycom’s Global Service Provider of the Year (EMEA 2013, US 2010).
We offer access to the broadest TelePresence community including directly connected customers plus access to customers of other leading exchange providers.
We are a founding and board member of the Open Visual Communications Consortium
Using conferencing in BT has helped each one of our home workers reduce their annual carbon emissions by 1.4 tonnes per year.
We have over 47,000 conferencing customers and 1,000,000 end-users worldwide
- 54 of the Fortune 100
- 4 of the top 10 collaboration services users worldwide, are BT customers
We have over 1m IP Phones deployed globally and manage over 1000 TelePresence rooms.
We are the only company to offer Dolby quality audio conferencing solutions.
Our UC deployments are underpinned by our award-winning One Voice network which consolidates voice and data onto a single managed network. We deliver on-net audio conferencing on One Voice which can save you 45% on your standard audio conferencing costs.
Our global conferencing solutions, work together with each other and with your existing UC solutions. This lets you to combine audio, video, web and streaming to make sure your people have the right tools, and the right support in place, to collaborate effectively.
BT MeetMe with Dolby Voice audio conferencing solution is revolution in audio conferencing that is exclusive to BT. Meeting attendees truly feel as if they’re in the same room. Participants are more able to engage naturally and interact in a dynamic conversation. It delivers:
High quality sound: background noise reduction combined with high definition quality.
Voice separation: sounds come from different directions (just like being around a meeting room table).
It is a complete VOIP solution, which means you can save 30% on traditional audio conferencing access costs. It is available through your desktop PC, or using a smart phone with the mobile app and now also from a meeting room, using the new Dolby® Conference Phone. We’ve even integrated the service with Cisco WebEx and Microsoft Lync. Everyone can hear and be heard with pinpoint clarity so meetings are less tiring and more interactive.
Our video conferencing services include a broad range of video services, video endpoints and video infrastructure solutions. We also deliver and integrate UC platforms capable of the very latest HD video.
The complexity and scale of video systems in our customers’ organisations is rapidly increasing. With our video managed services, video bridging and industry expertise, we help you manage this complexity so that you make the most of your existing investment. We are one of only a handful of providers to deliver video bridging services in US, Europe and APAC, so there is less latency and video conferences are of a higher quality.
And our new cloud video solutions allow almost anyone to join video conferences, provided you have a network connection and a standards-based video endpoint. They are simple to use. Arrange a video conference without concerning yourself about who can join using what technology. Join a video conference by simply clicking a link.
We deliver two cloud video solutions, BT MeetMe video and Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms.
BT MeetMe video, offers a single service for all your audio and video conferencing needs, we’ve removed the complexity of arranging a meeting. BT MeetMe video provides the flexibility to collaborate wherever you like, on the device and network most convenient to you. You use a single set of meeting passcodes, to join a video conference that does not need to be scheduled using special tools or helpdesk, you just send out the link.
Cisco Collaboration Meeting Rooms offers a simple video conferencing experience for customers that base their collaboration strategy around Cisco WebEx. Cisco WebEx delivered by BT provides an excellent rich collaboration experience and has BT MeetMe with Dolby Voice fully integrated; giving high quality video with outstanding audio.
Web conferencing enhances audio and video collaboration allowing customers to see, share and update documents online while on a call. As with the other One Collaborate products, our web solutions can be integrated with our audio and video services and easily enhanced with special features and plug-ins, such as WebJoin, a quick and easy way to invite anyone to your web conference, all you need is a single password.
Integrated BT MeetMe with Dolby voice audio conferencing enables call-back or dial in over IP so users, don’t need to remember dial in details and the active speaker is shown in the conference – useful if you are in a large conference and you want to know who is speaking. We can also deliver two-way desktop and Telepresence video in the same WebEx session which allows users on different video systems to see video and share documents via a WebEx session.
Streaming lets you share information on a one to many basis which could be live or on demand. Typically, streaming is associated with a higher quality viewing need for video, for example, where a company seeks to deliver an event driven production. Our managed streaming services will manage your corporate bandwidth more effectively using software peering technology – the more computers that connect to the stream the more efficient the desktop client becomes.