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BT benefits from new wave growth

Ben Verwaayen, chief executive of British Telecom, Thursday reported quarterly results in line with expectations. Group revenues for the quarter to end June 30 increased 3 per cent year on year to £4.8bn, largely spurred by strong growth in the company’s new wave services division. New wave revenue, which is mainly generated from networked IT [...]

BT ups 21CN trials

UK incumbent British Telecom (BT) Wednesday said that trials on its 21st Century Network (21CN) have been ratcheted up, with the next generation network now handling more than 625,000 live customer calls every day. In the latest trial stage of the 21CN, the network has carried more than 23 million customer calls successfully over an [...]

BT beats off rivals in broadband survey

A survey of the UK’s broadband suppliers has found that BT beat off rivals across a range of performance tests. NTL will be pleased that its latest purchase, Virgin, came second in the survey by internet testing firm Epitiro. The survey has not been released to the public before as it is normally sold back [...]

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