Bushveld Minerals

Labour's plan to bring full-fibre broadband to the whole country
Superfast North Yorkshire BDUK project
UK Economy

Labour's plan to bring full-fibre broadband to the whole country

Labour has a plan to bring full-fibre broadband to all of Britain's homes and businesses. But will it work, and how much will it cost?
23 Nov 2019
Accounting scandal wipes 20% off BT’s shares
Stocks and shares

Accounting scandal wipes 20% off BT’s shares

BT’s share price fell by almost 20% last Tuesday, after an update on an accounting scandal in its Italian business led to a profit warning.
27 Jan 2017
3 December 1984: BT is sold off in a gamble over privatisation
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Economy

3 December 1984: BT is sold off in a gamble over privatisation

In a landmark test of privatisation, the government sold off over half its stake in British Telecom, on this day in 1984.
3 Dec 2015
Football’s £5bn bonanza
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Stocks and shares

Football’s £5bn bonanza

Competition between Sky and BT for rights to screen the footie has handed a £5bn windfall to the English Premier League. Can that really be a good dea…
25 Feb 2015
Sell your telecoms shares – this merger madness is bound to end in misery
Stockmarkets

Sell your telecoms shares – this merger madness is bound to end in misery

A lot of money will be spent in the telecoms tie-up frenzy – but much of it will be wasted, says Matthew Lynn.
19 Dec 2014
Vodafone takes fight to BT
Stocks and shares

Vodafone takes fight to BT

Telecoms giant Vodafone has vowed to take on BT in the broadband and television market.
13 Nov 2014
Company in the news: BT
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Company in the news: BT

BT is a company in rude health, but support for the share is waning, says Phil Oakley.
10 Nov 2014

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Why higher interest rates could be good news for BT
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Why higher interest rates could be good news for BT

A rise in interest rates could deliver a nice boost to BT, one of Britain’s largest companies, says Phil Oakley. Here’s why.
19 Jun 2014
BT’s football coup
Stocks and shares

BT’s football coup

BT has made an aggressive move into the pay-TV sector, snatching lucrative football rights from Sky and ITV. But has it paid too high a price? Simon W…
15 Nov 2013
Companies in the news: BT and Merlin Entertainments
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Companies in the news: BT and Merlin Entertainments

BT has staked its future on Premier League football, and the owners of Alton Towers are floating the company. Is it time to buy? Phil Oakley reports.
8 Nov 2013