Wednesday, September 13, 2006

UK: BT Threatens Satellite Dishes

Only one of Goonhilly's dishes, Arthur, will remain after 2008.
Image source: The BBC

Via The BBC.

Three-quarters of staff at the largest satellite communications station in the world could lose their jobs after BT said it planned to scale down the site.

Ninety of the 120 workers at Goonhilly, in Cornwall, could lose their jobs or be redeployed, as satellite operations are moved to Madley, in Herefordshire.

An internal BT report says the move would help the firm centralise and remain competitive, the BBC can reveal.

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