BT Group PLC (BT.L)
22 Feb 2018
LONDON Amazon's sports broadcasting ambitions will be tested this week in a multi-billion pound auction of English Premier League soccer rights, potentially pitting it against Sky and BT.
* HAS REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH PROSPECT FOR ABOUT 22,500 MANAGERS
LONDON Steps to improve customer service and the cost of providing new premium handsets including the iPhone X squeezed quarterly earnings at BT , sending shares in Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider to a five-year low on Friday.
* BT reiterates full-year outlook (Adds CEO comments, analyst reaction, shares)
* Highlights need for acceptable return on investment (Adds quotes, government and competitor responses)
* OPENREACH CEO SAYS WILL IN FIRST PLACE ATTEMPT TO STRIKE COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS
LONDON, Feb 1 BT's Openreach division plans to accelerate its programme to take fibre to the premise with a new drive to connect 3 million homes and businesses by the end of 2020, it said on Thursday.
LONDON BT still has work to do to restore shareholders' confidence after a difficult year that saw its shares plunge in the wake of an Italian accounting scandal, according to one of Britain's leading investor groups.
LONDON, Jan 25 BT still has work to do to restore shareholders' confidence after a difficult year that saw its shares plunge in the wake of an Italian accounting scandal, according to one of Britain's leading investor groups.