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More pressure on BT to separate network

Written by on March 26, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

Vodafone has added its voice to calls for BT to spin off its broadband network into a separate company, saying the formerly state-owned telecoms firm has used its taxpayer funded network to gain a £5.5bn advantage over rivals. Data on BT’s margins, compiled by Vodafone, is being submitted to telecoms watchdog Ofcom as part of […]

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BT dips toes back into the mobile consumer market

BT dips toes back into the mobile consumer market

Written by on March 25, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – BT took a first step back into the consumer mobile market on Wednesday while it awaits a decision from regulators on its deal to buy EE, the country’s biggest mobile operator. BT said it was launching a SIM-only deal – giving subscribers calls, texts and data but no handset – with the […]

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Mobile déjà-vu for BT

Mobile déjà-vu for BT

Written by on February 10, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Last week BT confirmed its acquisition of EE would proceed, subject to regulatory clearance. From a proposition perspective, this looks good news for BT, as its forays into the mobile space since selling O2 have been less than inspiring. As a customer of either organisation, I could only hope that somehow, on some level, they […]

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BT to dominate British telecoms market with EE deal

BT to dominate British telecoms market with EE deal

Written by on February 6, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – BT has finalised a deal to buy mobile operator EE for 12.5 billion pounds ($19 billion) and now faces a contested approval process to seal its status as Britain’s dominant communications company. The deal, bringing together BT’s more than 10 million retail customers and EE’s 24.5 million direct mobile subscribers, will be […]

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Kiss my tariff: keeping telecom and energy tariffs simple

Kiss my tariff: keeping telecom and energy tariffs simple

Written by on January 6, 2014 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 4 Comments

I sometimes wonder if I was fated to work in revenue assurance, possibly as punishment for the misdemeanours of a previous life. My middle initials are R and A. I am an insanely stubborn outspoken pedant. Whilst these are weaknesses in other walks of life, they were useful attributes for an RA pro. And as […]

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The real cost of internet filters

The real cost of internet filters

Written by on December 30, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Let us be honest. Communications firms are in the business of making connections, not blocking them. And though some may deny it, many people make all sorts of unexpected connections to many other people. Just consider who has been listening to Angela Merkel’s conversations, or how London newspaper editors joke about hacking each other’s voicemail. […]

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