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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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British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group.
BT Group Plc entered into an agreement with Orange and Deutsche Telekom AG to acquire 100% stake in wireless operator EE.
The UK's BT Group has dismissed reports that it was planning to establish a regional headquarters in Bahrain to service the MENA region.
There are no plans to relocate to Bahrain," a spokesperson for BT Group told CommsMEA.
COMPANY FOCUS: BT GROUP THE origins of BT date back to the nationalisation of the private trunk service by the General Post Office in 1912.
Nasdaq:PRSF), a provider of billing and customer management software, announced recently that Motorola has implemented Portal's Infranet to power BT Openzone, the public wireless LAN (WLAN) service offered by BT Group plc's Retail business.
Assuming the plan goes through they will end up with an equal number of shares in BT Group (a steady income stock owning the UK network and European interests) and mmO2 (the mobile group which will be a low yield growth stock).
Enquiries about this news release should be made to the BT Group Newsroom on its 24-hour number: 020 7356 5369.
The UK-based telecoms and TV company, BT Group, has announced that has entered exclusive talks to acquire wireless carrier EE for Au12.
The reports appeared in local media after a meeting between members of BT Group 's Middle East team and Bahrain TRA to discuss new services.
MUMBAI, India, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BT Group and Tata Communications Ltd.