BT Group PLC (BT.L)
17 Jun 2013
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£24,618.98|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||7,880.60|
LONDON - Britain's BSkyB said on Friday it would give its sports channel subscribers free broadband, fighting back against rival BT which is offering customers a mirror deal of free football with an Internet connection.
LONDON, June 9 - British satellite TV firm BSkyB will cut prices for its broadband packages in response to competition from BT's new sports channels, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
* Ministers should have been told earlier - UK parlt cttee report
(Changes headline emphasis to focus on flawed controls, not BT contract)
LONDON, May 20 - Britain's Vodafone has withdrawn from the running to provide a mobile service to fixed-line operator BT, two industry sources told Reuters, bringing to an end a nine-year partnership.
LONDON, May 16 - British telecoms operator Talk Talk said it was "firmly on track" to achieve its targets after demand for its new TV and mobile services helped the once struggling group to return to revenue growth in the fourth quarter.
LONDON, May 13 - Britain's BT said on Monday it was experiencing problems within its Openreach division and was having to work hard to restore normal lead times for delivering ethernet services.
LONDON, May 10 - European shares scaled fresh five-year highs on Friday, led by healthcare group Novartis and telecoms firm BT on positive corporate news, and traders said key indexes had scope for more gains.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, May 10 (Fitch) BT's decision to give away its football content free to broadband subscribers changes the pricing dynamics of the industry and could force British Sky Broadcasting to cut prices at a time when content costs are rising, Fitch Ratings says. BT is a more significant challenger to Sky's leading position in UK sport broadcasting than Setanta and ESPN, the last two companies that attempted to grab a share of the ma
* FY rev down 5 pct at 18.25 bln stg vs consensus 18.1 blg