British Telecom


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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 Telecom and AT&T have gone into a joint venture which is called Concert.
Mr Hall, who runs a 150-acre farm near Bromyard, in Herefordshire, discovered British Telecom had installed new cables on his land but had failed to increase the payments made.
Paul Dorrell, of British Telecom, said: "We stand by our 24 hour compensation commitment.
Workers have been told to take over the Medilink and Maritime Safety Information services after a British Telecom pull-out on July 1.
A BRITISH Telecom blunder has swamped a tyre company with calls...
The owner, British Telecom, is locked in a wrangle over a lease with a former tenant, preventing it being sold or let but after action by Alnwick mayor, Gordon Castle, BT has said it will disposed of as soon as the legal wrangle is over, either for occupancy, renovation or demolition.
British Telecom has been awarded the contract to deliver high-speed internet services to every home and business by the end of 2005.
BRITISH Telecom is to be asked to move a telephone kiosk which residents claim attracts rowdy youngsters.
Springboard Internet Services Limited, known commercially as LineOne, was previously under the equal joint control of British Telecom and United Business Media.
YOU reported that British Telecom clocks up pounds 6million a year in fines because of illegal parking by its telephone engineers.
BRITISH Telecom are tempting customers with a dream holiday in the Ugandan jungle where eight tourists were slaughtered.
Increased selling activity was seen in British Telecom as its share price soared 37p to 741p on merger rumours.

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