BT Group PLC (BT.L)
21 Jul 2017
* Announced how openreach will be held to account, as it becomes legally separate from BT, to ensure it delivers for phone and broadband users
LONDON, July 12 The outgoing chairman of BT was forced to defend his handling of a "perfect storm" of troubles that hit the British company this year, saying he had battled to stabilise the business and prevent damage from spreading.
July 11 UK's Ofcom has capped the maximum spectrum a company could win as it set new rules for the auction of mobile spectrum to safeguard competition, the communications regulator said on Tuesday.
MILAN, July 5 The U.S. accounting watchdog is investigating accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers's audits of British telecoms group BT's Italian business, which has been hit by a book-keeping scandal, a source close to the matter said.
LONDON, June 29 Britain's accounting regulator said on Thursday it would investigate audits by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) of BT Group after a scandal was uncovered this year at the Italian operations of the British telecoms group.
LONDON, June 29 Britain's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) said on Thursday it would investigate PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's audits of BT Group for 2015 to 2017 after an accounting scandal in the telecoms company's Italian operations.
* BT and KCOM continue to have "significant market power in uncompetitive areas of country"
PARIS, June 19 French telecoms company Orange could get 900 million pounds ($1.15 billion) by reducing its stake in British rival BT Group from 4 percent to as little as 1.33 percent, it said on Monday.
PARIS French telecoms company Orange plans to reduce its stake in British rival BT Group from 4 percent to as little as 1.33 percent, it said on Monday.
PARIS, June 19 French telecoms firm Orange said on Monday it was reducing its stake in Britain's BT Group to about 2.66 percent from 4 percent, and could cut it further to as little as 1.33 percent.