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BT Group PLC (BT.L)

BT.L on London Stock Exchange

254.10GBp
11 Dec 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

BT Signs Contract To Deploy Network Technology For IXOM
11:13am GMT 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::SIGNED CONTRACT TO DEPLOY NEW GENERATION OF NETWORK TECHNOLOGY FOR IXOM.  Full Article

BT To Strip Huawei Equipment From Its Core 4G Network - FT
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - :BT TO STRIP HUAWEI EQUIPMENT FROM ITS CORE 4G NETWORK - FT.BT HAS EXCLUDED HUAWEI FROM BIDDING FOR CONTRACTS TO SUPPLY EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN ITS CORE 5G NETWORK - FT.  Full Article

Ofcom Fines EE And Virgin Media For Overcharging Some Customers
Friday, 16 Nov 2018 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - :OFCOM SAYS EE AND VIRGIN MEDIA FINED FOR OVERCHARGING.OFCOM - FINES EE £6.3M AND VIRGIN MEDIA £7M FOR BREAKING CONSUMER PROTECTION RULES.16-Nov-2018 02:03:01 AM - OFCOM SAYS EE AND VIRGIN MEDIA LEVIED EXCESSIVE CHARGES TO CUSTOMERS WHO ENDED THEIR CONTRACTS EARLY.16-Nov-2018 02:04:36 AM - OFCOM - OVER 6-YR PERIOD, TERMS APPLYING TO EE'S 'DISCOUNT CONTRACTS' DIDN'T SET OUT CHARGES CUSTOMERS WOULD PAY IF THEY ENDED CONTRACTS EARLY.16-Nov-2018 02:04:58 AM - OFCOM - FOUND UP TO 15 MLN DISCOUNT CONTRACTS FOR EE'S MOBILE, LANDLINE AND BROADBAND CUSTOMERS REQUIRED THEM TO PAY EXCESSIVE EARLY EXIT CHARGES.16-Nov-2018 02:05:27 AM - OFCOM - FOR ALMOST A YEAR, VIRGIN MEDIA LEVIED EARLY-EXIT CHARGES HIGHER THAN CUSTOMERS HAD AGREED TO WHEN SIGNING UP TO THEIR RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTS.16-Nov-2018 02:06:05 AM - OFCOM - VIRGIN MEDIA OVERCHARGED ALMOST 82,000 CUSTOMERS WHO LEFT THEIR CONTRACTS EARLY, BY TOTAL OF JUST UNDER £2.8M - AN AVERAGE OF £34 PER PERSON.  Full Article

BT says no major shareholder pressing for Openreach divestment
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::CEO SAYS WILL HAND OVER A BUSINESS BASED ON SOLID FOUNDATIONS.CEO SAYS LONDON HQ IS NOW ON THE MARKET.CEO SAYS OPENREACH PRICE DISCOUNTS RESULTED IN A RISE IN INTENSITY IN COMPETITION BUT WITHIN ITS PLANNED PARAMETERS.CEO SAYS PLEASED WITH PROGRESS SO FAR, DETERMINED TO HAND OVER BUSINESS WITH MOMENTUM.CEO SAYS NO FIRE SALE IN GLOBAL SERVICES, BUT BUSINESS NEEDS TO BE SIMPLIFIED.CEO SAYS OPENREACH IS BETTER MANAGED FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS AS PART OF THE BT GROUP.CEO SAYS NO MAJOR SHAREHOLDER IS PRESSING US TO SEPARATE OPENREACH FROM THE BUSINESS.  Full Article

BT, Sky Extend Partnership In UK And Ireland
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::SKY AND BT EXTEND PARTNERSHIP IN UK AND IRELAND.BT AND SKY EXTEND AND EXPAND THEIR OVERALL PARTNERSHIP FOR CROSS-SUPPLY OF CONTENT.BT AND SKY ANNOUNCE A NEW AND EXCLUSIVE SPORTS RIGHTS PARTNERSHIP IN IRELAND.CO, SKY ANNOUNCED LONG TERM EXTENSION AND EXPANSION TO OVERALL CONTENT CROSS-SUPPLY DEAL PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED IN UK IN DECEMBER.AS PART OF THE NEW ARRANGEMENT, SKY WILL BECOME BT’S EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION PARTNER IN IRELAND.  Full Article

BT Security Head Mark Hughes Quits After 16 Years- FT
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 

Oct 29 (Reuters) - :BT SECURITY HEAD MARK HUGHES QUITS AFTER 16 YEARS- FT.  Full Article

BT Group Appoints Matthew Key Non-Executive Director
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::MATTHEW KEY TO JOIN BT BOARD.MATTHEW KEY IS TO JOIN BT BOARD AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.HIS APPOINTMENT TAKES IMMEDIATE EFFECT.  Full Article

BT Group Names Worldpay's Philip Jansen As CEO
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::BT ANNOUNCES PHILIP JANSEN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE.PHILIP JANSEN WILL JOIN COMPANY AND BE APPOINTED TO BOARD AS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ON 1 JANUARY 2019.PHILIP JOINS FROM WORLDPAY.FOLLOWING A HANDOVER PERIOD PHILIP JANSEN WILL TAKE OVER FROM GAVIN PATTERSON AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON 1 FEBRUARY 2019.  Full Article

BT Launches Direct Connectivity To Google Cloud
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::BT LAUNCHES DIRECT CONNECTIVITY TO GOOGLE CLOUD.LAUNCH OF NEW SERVICE TO PROVIDE ORGANISATIONS WITH ACCESS TO GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM.  Full Article

BT Group Transfers 31,000 Employees To Openreach
Monday, 1 Oct 2018 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::BT GROUP PLC - COMPLETES THE TRANSFER OF 31,000 EMPLOYEES TO OPENREACH.  Full Article

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Breakingviews - Ericsson debacle exposes costs of anti-Huawei push

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - A global anti-Huawei push risks making an already concentrated market even less competitive. The drive is defensible on security grounds, but could lead to higher mobile bills, less investment and more widespread outages like the one caused on Thursday by Swedish group Ericsson’s glitchy software.