Key Developments: BT Group PLC (BT.L)

BT.L on London Stock Exchange

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25 Nov 2014
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

BT Group PLC Reaffirms FY 2014 EBITDA Guidance-Conference Call
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 05:00pm EDT 

BT Group PLC reaffirmed fiscal 2014 EBITDA outlook and expects to be in the range of GBP6 billion to GBP6.1 billion.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Declares Interim Dividend
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 08:35am EDT 

BT Group plc announced that the Board has declared an interim dividend of GBP0.034 per share an increase of 13% from the previous year interim dividend.  Full Article

BT Group PLC And Virgin Media Signs Wholesale BT Sport Deal
Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 04:15am EDT 

BT Group PLC and Virgin Media announced a three year deal to ensure millions of Virgin Media TV customers can enjoy full access to the BT Sport TV channels. The agreement, which boosts the number of homes that can watch BT Sport from this weekend, follows the news that more than a million UK households are already equipped to watch the channels. The wholesale deal, which has been signed in advance of the start of the Barclays Premier League this weekend, will enable Virgin Media to offer BT Sport directly to its 3.8 million TV customers. It means BT Sport 1 and 2 are now available across all the TV platforms in the UK including cable, satellite and DTT. The channels are also accessible via broadband. The agreement will enable Virgin Media to provide BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN to their XL TV customers as part of their packages, without the need for those customers to take any action. This means around three million households are ready to watch BT Sport in advance of the top tier main English football and rugby seasons commencing. The agreement also enables Virgin Media to offer the channels as a standalone premium service to TV customers who do not take the XL pack.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Extends Partnership With BT To Help It Grow Sustainably With Unilever
Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 06:00am EDT 

BT Group PLC announced that it has been awarded a three year extension to its IT outsourcing contract with Unilever, one of the consumer goods companies. This is the third time it has been extended since BT first won its first contract with the Anglo-Dutch company in November 2002.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Issues FY 2014 EBITDA Guidance In Line With Analysts' Estimates-Conference Call
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 04:00am EDT 

BT Group PLC announced that it expects EBITDA outlook for fiscal 2014 of GBP6 billion to GBP6.1 billion. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on an average are expecting the Company to report GBP6.0 billion for fiscal 2014.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 06:59am EDT 

BT Group PLC announced that Gavin Patterson will succeed Ian Livingston as Chief Executive Officer of BT Group plc.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Secures Healthcare Deal In China-Business Line
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:39pm EDT 

Business Line reported that BT Group PLC has bagged a deal from China’s General Hospital of Ningxia Medical University to provide healthcare IT consultancy services. The Company did not comment on the deal size. BT is helping design a centralised IT platform, bringing together the hospital group’s disparate systems.  Full Article

BT Group PLC Proposes Final Dividend
Thursday, 9 May 2013 08:00pm EDT 

BT Group PLC announced that Board is proposing a final dividend of 6.5pence, up 14%, giving a full year dividend of 9.5pence, up 14% (2011/12: 12%). Subject to shareholder approval, this will be paid on September 2, 2013 to shareholders on the register at August 9, 2013. The ex-dividend date is August 7, 2013.  Full Article

Marathon Patent Group Inc's Relay IP Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against BT Group Plc and Others
Monday, 6 May 2013 08:45am EDT 

Marathon Patent Group Inc's Relay IP (Relay) has filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Sprint Nextel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems, Bloomberg L.P., Hitachi Cable America, D-Link Corporation, Avaya, Hewlett-Packard Company, Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks, TIBCO Software, BT Group, SAVVIS Inc., Zhone Technologies, Huawei Technologies, Allied Telesis, and Adtran (the Defendants). Relay is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent number 5,331 ,637, entitled Multicast Routing Using Core Based Trees. The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants have infringed, and continue to infringe, the claims of the patent in suit by using the accused IP Multicast systems and methods covered by the claims of the Relay patent.  Full Article

Google Inc Sues BT Group PLC For Patent Infringement-Reuters
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 06:05pm EST 

Reuters reported that Google Inc and its Motorola Mobility unit struck back on February 13, 2013 against BT Group Plc, filing patent lawsuits against the British telecommunications group more than a year after BT launched its own lawsuit against Google. BT, Britain's dominant fixed-line telecoms group, sued Google in 2011 over six patents related to mobile technology. But in a lawsuit filed on February 13, 2013 in a California federal court, Google asserted four patents of its own. Google spokeswoman Niki Fenwick said the company also filed a separate lawsuit against BT in a U.K. court. A BT representative said the company does not comment on pending litigation.  Full Article

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