Madley Communications Centre, a giant BT satellite earth station in the Midlands, is marking 40 years at the centre of international communications.

The centre has played a central role in worldwide broadcasts of some of the most dramatic events of the past four decades – such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the 2017 Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean.

BT’s main global satellite tracking centre, Madley was constructed to meet growing demand from people and businesses for resilient international communications services… Read more