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BT creates BT Business unit

BT Group is to combine its Global and Enterprise units into a single B2B unit, BT Business, suggesting the combined unit will enhance value for all its B2B customers, strengthen its competitive position, and deliver material synergies by: Leveraging the full scale and capabilities of BT Group to develop and deliver market-leading products and services […]

December 16, 2022By Colin Mann

Discovery+ free for BT Sport subs

BT Sport subscribers in the UK can now receive a subscription to Discovery+ at no extra cost following the merger between Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group earlier this year. BT Sport subscribers, or those who receive the channels as part of BT’s sweetheart deals with EE and Plusnet, are now able to link their […]

December 1, 2022

BT wins ScottishPower contract

BT has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by ScottishPower, specialist in wind energy, to strengthen the connectivity throughout their network of windfarms and offices. The partnership will see BT deliver a wide range of robust connectivity solutions to ScottishPower, by securely connecting their hard-to-reach rural green energy sites. The contract, which will provide integrated […]

September 6, 2022

WBD, BT Group close transaction to form sports JV

Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group have completed their transaction to form a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) that combines the assets of BT Sport and Eurosport UK. The move brings together an extensive line-up of live sport coverage for fans in the UK & Ireland – including the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa […]

September 1, 2022

BT reaffirms FY outlook in Q1

BT Group has published its Q1 results with CEO Philip Jansen declaring that the telco “has made a good start to the year”. “We’re accelerating our network investments and performing well operationally. Despite ongoing challenges in our enterprise businesses, we returned to revenue and EBITDA growth in the quarter. We continued to grow the number […]

July 28, 2022

CMA to probe WBD/BT JV

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed it is investigating the anticipated sports joint venture between Warner Bros Discovery and BT Group. The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction if carried into effect, will result in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the […]

June 1, 2022By Colin Mann

BT Group announces new manifesto plan

BT Group has launched a new business-wide plan to focus and accelerate its efforts to build a better business for its customers, the economy and society at large. BT Group says the new manifesto outlines the action the business is taking, and the measurable commitments it has put in place, to create greater impact with […]

December 1, 2021

Euro telcos seek ‘big tech’ network funding

The CEOs of 13 major European telcos have issued a joint Statement calling on EU policymakers to align closely Europe’s digital ambitions with a supportive policy and regulatory ecosystem, suggesting that ‘big tech’ platforms also contribute fairly to network costs. The Statement (below) was issued by ETNO, European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association, which represents Europe’s […]

November 29, 2021By Colin Mann