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?
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.
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.
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…
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.
A shake-up for the sleepy telecoms sector
The shape of the telecoms sector is changing, as BT's ambitious plans show.