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  BT Group plc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BT Group plc (formerly known as British Telecommunications) which trades as BT (and previously as British Telecom) is the privatised former British state telecommunications operator.
This was a move designed to remove the burden of debt with which the company had encumbered itself, much of which was acquired during the bidding round for the 3rd generation mobile telephony (commonly known as 3G) licenses.
British Telecommunications plc was de-listed on 16 November 2001 and the two new companies started trading on 19 November.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Telecom   (1611 words)

 British Telecom
British Telecom is to double its stake in the Viag Interkom telecoms joint venture in Germany by acquiring a further 45% from Eon for £4.4bn, as part of a strategy to convert minority interests into controlling stakes.
British Telecom is planning to conduct all of its procurement activities on the internet in order to reduce the average cost of transactions from $80 to $8 and save $1bn a year.
British Telecom is to withdraw a service which enables hotels to calculate guests' telephone bills unless the hotels replace their old equipment, in a move which will prevent hotels from making mark-ups on the bills.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /brm55654.htm   (7454 words)

 TheStreet.com: The Anglo File: Followers Losing Faith in British Telecom
British Telecom relies on fixed-line, voice telecom service for almost all its profit, yet this part of the business is fast disappearing.
British Telecom announced earlier this year that as part of a restructuring plan it would split along product lines into four divisions, in some or all of which the company would sell minority stakes.
British Telecom would have to spin off these divisions just at a time when the market's enthusiasm for the sector is waning.
www.thestreet.com /int/euromarkets/1044871.html   (812 words)

 British Telecom puts investment plans on hold
Telecom investors in India have not been able to make money as the rate of return on investment has been very poor.
British Telecom has four joint ventures in India with 50 per cent stake in Bharti-BT for VSAT services, 49 per cent stake in Bharti Internet Ltd and a 40 per cent stake in Mahindra BT Ltd for billing solutions.
BT is one of the largest telecom companies in the world with market capitalisation of 25 billion pounds, with 1.27 lakh employees in over 55 countries.
www.expressindia.com /fe/daily/19990209/fco09045.html   (460 words)

 Telecom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Telecom New Zealand, a New Zealand telecommunications company.
Pacific Century Cyberworks (PCCW Limited), formerly known as Hong Kong Telecom.
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Telecom   (120 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BT Group plc (commonly known as 'British Telecom' or BT) is the privatised former British state telecommunications operator.
As the dominant operator in British telecommunications, BT's businesses are ostensibly operated under special government regulation by the British telecoms regulator Oftel.
The collapse of the alternative telco market in Britain has had adverse consequences for Oftel's strategy for telecoms deregulation in the UK, and leaves BT as the unchallenged dominant operator in ADSL connections, as well as traditional fixed-line telephony.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/b/br/british_telecom.html   (326 words)

 British Telecom to hold 90% in Viage- - Aug. 16, 2000
London-based British Telecom (BTY: Research, Estimates) is expected to pay about 3.64 billion pounds ($5.48 billion)  to Eon for the stake, The Wall Street Journal said.
British Telecom has so far invested about $1.8 billion ($2 billion euros) in Viag, reports said.
Viag Interkom is the smallest of Germany's four mobile-phone operators and is considered a prize catch for British Telecom.
money.cnn.com /2000/08/16/deals/britishtelecom   (358 words)

 British Telecom lowers offer to buy out MCI in merger deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The surprise talks came nearly 10 months after British Telecom and MCI agreed to create a global industry powerhouse, called Concert, with $42 billion in revenue.
Last month the terms were thrown into question last month when MCI disclosed its increasingly expensive effort to break into the local telephone business would lose $800 million this year and blamed what it called anti-competitive practices by regional phone companies.
British Telecom shareholders demanded a cheaper price, and the London company immediately called for another look at their deal.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/082397/british.htm   (208 words)

 Studying 'British Telecom'.
A collection of 100s of significant objects taken from a collection owned by BT (British Telecom) have been carefully photographed,and a wide range of important photographs and illustrations have been digitally scanned.
It is a truly multi-media experience, enabling you to choose from clearly-written stories, more detailed study, images of exhibits in 3D, written or spoken stories from people who used to work in the telecommunications industry, movie sequences, and simple animations or interactive explanations of the way in which things work.
Connected Earth is the place to continue your study of the term british telecom.
www.connected-earth.com /content/british_telecom.html   (293 words)

 British Telecom Streamlines Network Access With Plumtree Portal Running On Microsoft Platform: British Telecom is among ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
British Telecom Streamlines Network Access With Plumtree Portal Running On Microsoft Platform: British Telecom is among the many companies worldwide using the Plumtree Corporate Portal, which delivers information to a user's desktop from a wide range of sources -- including Microsoft applications such as Exchange Server messaging, other enterprise applications and the Internet.
British Telecom is among the many companies worldwide using the Plumtree Corporate Portal, which delivers information to a user's desktop from a wide range of sources -- including Microsoft applications such as Exchange Server messaging, other enterprise applications and the Internet.
He added that British Telecoms corporate portal offers a more cost-effective means of distributing new software applications and upgrades to the 100,000 desktops at more than 4,000 sites, as well as to employees who log onto the network from home.
www.microsoft.com /PressPass/features/2001/mar01/03-12plumtree.asp   (1625 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On British Telecom
Similarly, using British Telecom's softphone, called Communicator, customers could see the identification of who is calling on the screen of a PC or, then have the option to route the call to another phone or voice mail, for example.
ILKKA TALES: British Telecom announced about four or five months ago that they were going to switch their whole, plain, old telephone system - they are going to switch it off by the year 2010 and replace it by broadband telephone-type service which we sell here in Australia.
The British sometimes fail to understand that their spell in the EU hot seat is supposed to be an occasion when national interests are suppressed in the European interest.
telecom.surfwax.com /files/British_Telecom.html   (4337 words)

 British Telecom forms new unit to provide fair access to rivals | newratings.com
British Telecom had agreed to set up a separate company to encourage free competition in the UK telecom segment, as per a settlement reached with the country’s telecom regulator, Ofcom.
The new division, to be called "Openreach," will take control of British Telecom’s local network linking homes and businesses in the UK to the company’s telephone exchanges.
British Telecom’s rivals also use this network and have often complained regarding the company’s control over the concerned infrastructure.
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_1029084.html   (361 words)

 Wired News: Judge Dubious About Link Patent
The British telephone company had set out to prove in a U.S. federal court Monday that the company developed and holds a patent to the hyperlink technology used to whisk Web users from one site to another.
According to court transcripts, British Telecom believes that every single hyperlink used on every U.S. website is utilizing intellectual property the company patented in 1976 and should therefore be subject to a licensing fee.
British Telecom still intends to proceed with the case, according to one of the company's attorneys, Albert Breneisen.
www.wired.com /news/business/0,1367,50356,00.html   (669 words)

 Does British Telecom Own Hyperlinks?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The first news that I saw appeared on Tuesday, June 20, in Financial Times (http://www.ft.com): British Telecom (http://www.bt.com) has a patent due to expire in 2006 that covers hyperlink technology, and the company has now decided to commercialize the technology and start claiming royalties.
So British Telecom didn’t exist in 1976, when this patent was first filed.
Of these, 175 were the reassignments to British Telecom, and the other six were lapses for non-payment of maintenance fees.
www.infotoday.com /newsbreaks/nb000703-2.htm   (1716 words)

 British Telecom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BT Group plc (which trades as just BT, and is commonly known by its former name, "British Telecom") is the privatised former British state telecommunications operator.
1st July 1984 British Telecom is privatised as British Telecommunications plc, trading as British Telecom
BT's businesses are operated under special government regulation by the British telecoms regulator Ofcom (formerly known as Oftel).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/b/br/british_telecom.html   (636 words)

 British Telecom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
He is reported to be determined to make broadband internet more affordable for the British, and is expected to acknowledge that BT has failed to fulfill its...
But before they could buy tickets for new job destinations, more jobs in their line opened up with the proposed entry of Mahindra British Telecom, which has...
British Telecom forms new unit to provide fair access to rivals
www.wikiverse.org /british-telecom   (742 words)

 Computerworld - British Telecom opgiver sag om link-patent
Teleselskabet British Telecom har brugt adskillige millioner af kroner på at køre en testsag mod en amerikansk internetudbyder, men opgiver tanken om at kræve betaling for brug af hyperlinks.
British Telecom kunne have tjent styrtende på sit patent, hvis selskabet havde fået medhold i retten.
British Telecom har haft patenterhyperlinks i en række lande, men kun det amerikanske patent er stadig gyldigt.
www.computerworld.dk /default.asp?Mode=2&ArticleID=16263   (240 words)

 British telecom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
British Telecommunications (BT) claims it owns the patent to hyperlinks and wants ISPs in the US to cough up hard cash for the privilege of using them.
Telecom providers are competing tooth and nail to provide consumer and business customers with the latest and greatest value-added services.
Mahindra British Telecom (MBT) is a joint venture between Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (MandM) and British Telecommunications Plc.
www.businessfaq.net /british-telecom.html   (1158 words)

 British Telecom Druckertinte. British Telecom Druckertinte mit so guten Druckergebnissen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Druckerpatronen and British Telecom Tintenpatronen finden Sie hier.
British Telecom Druckertinte mit so guten Druckergebnissen wie bei Originalpatronen der Druckerhersteller sind Qualitätsartikel.
British Telecom Farbpatronen als Color Druckpatrone mit farbiger Tinte kompatibel ist geeignet zum wieder neu befüllen mit unserer British Telecom Farb-Druckertinte-Colour, auch in fl.
www.inkcenter24.de /Druckerpatronen/British_Telecom_Druckertinte.html   (92 words)

 British Telecom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
NEW YORK (AP) - British Telecommunications and MCI Communications on Sunday trumpeted their planned $20.8 billion marriage as a boon for consumers and businesses, creating new competition that will drive down phone rates on both sides of the Atlantic.
Just one day after the boards of British Telecom and MCI approved the deal, ATandT Chairman Robert E. Allen warned in a statement that it could "negatively impact competition and reduce customer choice'' and as such should be closely scrutinized by government regulators.
British Telecom and MCI promised a "communications powerhouse,'' with annual revenue of $42 billion and 43 million business and residential customers in 72 countries.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/110496/british.htm   (274 words)

 Business Wire: British Telecom chooses VideoServer Multimedia ... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
British Telecom chooses VideoServer Multimedia Conference Servers for the world's first coordinator attended videoconferencing service.
British Telecom's announcement marks a milestone in the provision of multipoint videoconferencing services.
Steve Barnes, British Telecom product manager, said: "British Telecom is committed to providing high standards of customer service and has developed the attended service to enable users to feel more relaxed and confident when using multipoint videoconferencing by providing a more personalized service.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:18558621&refid=ink_tptd_g1   (527 words)

 AT&T   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Viatel of the US has bought the UK telecoms network of AT&T for about £125m, which will involve the transfer of more than 10,000 mainly business customers.
AT&T is said to be preparing to sack 5% of its UK workforce because they have not taken enough business away from British Telecom.
AT&T is to invest over £30m a year in the UK setting up new telecom networks and customer care centres, creating 250 jobs.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /attaaaaa.htm   (564 words)

 British Telecom Gifts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
British Telecom gift image 1 - catalog reference sbo0162
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British Telecom gift image 2 - catalog reference rban29
www.cartoonstock.com /directory/b/british_telecom_gifts.asp   (596 words)

 British Telecom, AT&T eye Japan deal - Apr. 22, 1999
LONDON (CNNfn) - British Telecom and ATandT are closing in on a 30 percent stake in Japan Telecom, according to reports published Thursday.
     Shares in the U.K. telecom giant jumped more than 3 percent on further speculation that a deal could be closed by the end of the week, though all three companies declined to comment.
     British Telecom (BT.A) shares climbed 3.09 percent to 1,004 pence in early trading Thursday.
money.cnn.com /1999/04/22/worldbiz/bt   (245 words)

 Mahindra British Telecom net up 13% to Rs 63 cr
Mumbai, June 1: Mahindra British Telecom, the telecommunications software joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and British Telecommunications Plc, has clocked a full year net profit growth of 13 per cent and revenue growth of 37 per cent, Mahindra officials said on Wednesday.
Mahindra British Telecom Ltd, owned 60 per cent by M&M and 40 per cent by BT, recorded a net profit of Rs 63 crore (Rs 55.9crore) for the year ended March 2000, M&M Finance director Bharat Doshi told an analysts' meet.
M&M MD Anand Mahindra told reporters a proposal to float Mahindra British Telecom on the stock market was slightly delayed because of internal restructuring in BT.
www.expressindia.com /fe/daily/20000602/fco02078.html   (217 words)

 Fool.com: Yahoo! Yeah, Baby! [The Motley Fool Take] March 11, 2004
Now, voices are about to be heard, judging by its "vocal" hook-up with British Telecom announced today.
British Telecom hopes this added service will help garner customers in an increasingly competitive telecom market, where Internet services are growth vehicles.
According to the deal's press announcement, charges for the service would be added to British Telecom's users' home telephone bills and the companies will share the revenues.
www.fool.com /News/Take/2004/take040311.htm   (1570 words)

 British Telecom Hyperlink Patent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
If you're looking for information on british telecom hyperlink patent or if you have an invention, then you've come to the right place.
British firm sues to protect hyperlink patent NEW YORK (Reuters) — Imagine if one company held the right to collect a fee each time an Internet user clicked on a Web site link and jumped to another Web page.
British telecoms monopoly maintains that Prodigy, with its 3.6 million customers, is in violation of a hyperlink patent...
www.1-patent-invention.com /go/patent-invention186.html   (299 words)

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