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British Telecom

(company)
(BT) The largest telecommunications provider in the UK.

Due to regulatory issues, BT had to sell off its interest in McCaw Cellular. BT sold it to AT&T for something like 4B$. BT then invested that in MCI. As a part of the deal, MCI was given BT North America, which was the old Tymnet. MCI laid off about 40% of the Tymnet staff.

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British Telecom

The earlier name of BT Group plc, which is the major telephone and Internet provider in England and Northern Ireland with operations around the world. It used to be a division of the British Post Office, but was privatized in 1984 under Margaret Thatcher's administration.
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Enquiries about this news release should be made to the BT Group Newsroom on its 24-hour number: 020 7356 5369.
The telecoms regulator said on Tuesday that BT will not have to sell off Openreach but it should become a legally separate company within BT Group, with its own board of directors.
The UK-based telecoms and TV company, BT Group, has announced that has entered exclusive talks to acquire wireless carrier EE for Au12.
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