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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Stocks and shares

A shake-up for the sleepy telecoms sector

The shape of the telecoms sector is changing, as BT's ambitious plans show.
27 Nov 2014
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Vodafone takes fight to BT

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

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
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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
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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