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BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m

BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme. Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while …

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BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion

BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure. Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some expecting an announcement in the company’s most …

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BT is switching on its 5G network in Autumn

BT has just confirmed that it will be launching its 5G service at some point in Autumn, with coverage expected in parts of 16 cities by the end of 2019. BT owns EE and uses the same infrastructure, so coverage will be the same too, meaning the 16 cities in …

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BT is switching on its 5G network in August

BT has just confirmed that it will be launching its 5G service at some point in August, with coverage expected in parts of 16 cities by the end of 2019. BT owns EE and uses the same infrastructure, so coverage will be the same too, meaning the 16 cities in …

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BT and KCOM confirmed as broadband USO providers

Ofcom has confirmed that BT and KCOM will deliver the Universal Service Obligation (USO), allowing anyone in the UK to demand to request a minimum standard of broadband connection. The regulator proposed the two companies would be responsible for delivering the USO back in December, with KCOM responsible for the …

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BT confirms plans to shut 270 offices

BT is pressing ahead with plans to shut down as many as 270 offices in a major restructure that will see 13,000 jobs cut. The programme was announced by former CEO Gavin Patterson in May and will see 13,000 jobs cut, mainly in back office and middle management roles, and …

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