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Fastweb CEO says not interested in BT's Italian unit
Monday, 8 May 2017 07:09am EDT 

May 8 (Reuters) - Fastweb Chief Executive Alberto Calcagno says::Sees company's share in Italian mobile market at 3-5 percent in next 2-3 years.There is no interest or ongoing talks with BT's Italian unit.  Full Article

BT says completed acquisition of IP Trade
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 10:12am EDT 

May 2 (Reuters) - BT Group Plc ::Has completed acquisition of IP Trade following approval by UK's Competition & Markets Authority (CMA)..  Full Article

Competition watchdog says no further investigation into BT's deal with IP Trade
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 02:34am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Britain's Competition Authority says decided not to refer acquisition by BT Group Plc of IP Trade to a phase 2 investigation:.  Full Article

UK's Ofcom sets out plans for improving access to Openreach's infrastructure
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 05:00am EDT 

April 20 (Reuters) - Office of Communications(Ofcom)::Opening BT's infrastructure for new fibre.Set out detailed plans for improving access to openreach's infrastructure, making it cheaper and easier for competing providers to connect.Plans will make it quicker and easier for BT's competitors to build their own fibre networks.Expects to publish its final decisions in early 2018, with new rules taking effect on 1 April 2018.Providers should be able to lay fibre using BT's ducts and poles as easily as bt itself, cost to bt for providing this access should be spread across all users.Openreach must repair faulty infrastructure and clear blocked tunnels where necessary for providers to access them..Cos can lay fibre for consumers and large businesses, provided purpose of network is primarily to deliver broadband to homes and small offices.BT should ensure capacity is available on its telegraph poles for additional fibre cables that connect buildings to a competitor's network.Openreach will continue to develop a 'digital map' of its duct and pole network so competitors can plan new networks..  Full Article

BT to be fined 42 mln stg for breaching contracts with telecoms providers
Sunday, 26 Mar 2017 11:04pm EDT 

UK's Office of Communications: BT to be fined 42 million stg for breaching contracts with telecoms providers . penalty is a result of an investigation by Ofcom into BT's network arm, Openreach. . UK's Ofcom says investigation finds bt cut its compensation payments for delays in connecting high-speed business lines . BT will also be fined 300,000 pounds for failing to provide information to Ofcom Source http://bit.ly/2nY7Xdv ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

UK's Ofcom says BT's Plusnet fined 880,000 pounds for billing former customers
Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017 05:23am EDT 

UK's Office of Communications: Plusnet fined £880,000 for billing former customers . Has today been fined £880,000 by ofcom for continuing to bill more than a thousand ex-customers. .Fine, which must be paid to ofcom within 20 working days, will be passed on to HM treasury..  Full Article

UK's CMA launches merger inquiry into BT-IP Trade deal
Tuesday, 7 Mar 2017 05:32am EST 

UK's Competition And Markets Authority: Says launches its merger inquiry on anticipated acquisition of IP Trade SA by BT Group Plc . Says deadline for CMA to announce its decision whether to refer the merger for a phase 2 investigation is 4 May Further company coverage: [BT.L] (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136).  Full Article

Deutsche Telekom CEO sees much potential for BT cooperation
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 09:38am EST 

Deutsche Telekom : CEO says there is much potential for cooperation with BT . CFO says likes U.S. business, there is a standalone path Further company coverage: [DTEGn.DE] ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +49 69 7565 1270;)).  Full Article

Deutsche Telekom announces new partnership with BT
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 04:16am EST 

Deutsche Telekom AG : Says announces new partnership with BT . Says new partnership with BT is second step in cooperation with BT .Says new partnership will give it access to many BT network services.  Full Article

UK's Ofcom says plans to cut BT landline bills by at least 5 pounds/month
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 02:30am EST 

UK's Ofcom : BT's landline-only customers set for cheaper bills . Ofcom plans to cut bills by at least £5 a month for BT customers that have only a landline . Expect that proposed cut in BT's prices would lead to other providers following suit and reducing theirs (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136).  Full Article


BT floats 600 million-pound plan to push broadband into remote corners of UK

LONDON British telecoms provider BT has offered to invest up to 600 million pounds ($778 million) to provide faster broadband services to remote parts of the country, Britain's government said on Sunday.