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2011-02-07 07:30:00

LONDON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announces the next phase of the roll-out of its next generation voice trading platform. A number of large global investment banks and hedge funds are now engaged to become early adopters of BT's leading edge technology -- a key element of BT's collaboration suite for financial markets. Customer trials will commence in April this year and live deployments are then expected to begin on branch floors from July. BT's next generation voice...

2011-02-03 08:26:00

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BT Group plc (BT.L) today announces its results for the third quarter and nine months to 31 December 2010. Key points for the third quarter: Revenue of 5,038m pounds Sterling, down 3% EBITDA(1) of 1,484m pounds, up 7% Profit before tax(1) of 531m pounds, up 30% (after specific items, up 111%) Earnings per share(1) of 5.4p, up 32% (after specific items, up 96%) Free cash flow(2) of 515m pounds, up 69% Net debt of 8.7bn pounds, down 1.4bn pounds DSL...

2011-01-26 10:20:00

POOLE, England, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading office furniture retailer BT Office furniture has opened their first ever eBay shop. The trusted supplier of office desks, chairs and furnishings has added a new degree of customer service via eBay, bringing their products to a larger audience. The new BT Office eBay shop offers customers a range of BT Office's bestselling office chairs, from luxury desk chairs to stylish meeting room chairs. Within the eBay store there is a range of...

2011-01-06 09:30:00

MONROEVILLE, Pa., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BT has extended its contract with Compunetix, the manufacturer of multipoint collaboration equipment and Web collaboration software. BT utilizes CONTEX Summits(TM) for reservationless (both public service and dedicated enterprise solutions) and event conferencing services. BT has deployed Compunetix equipment in the UK, US, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Italy, and India. Mr. Jason Chin, CIO of BT Conferencing, states: "The Compunetix solution...

2010-12-02 08:59:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announced the appointment of Kim McMann as president BT U.S. & Canada, reporting to BT Global Services CEO Jeff Kelly. Kim will also lead a new global organisation serving multinational customers active in the consumer packaged goods sector. Kim McMann is joining BT from HP where she most recently led HP Enterprise Services' billion dollar infrastructure technology outsourcing business in Asia Pacific. She began her career at EDS in the...

2010-12-02 08:58:00

LONDON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to global customers in key industry sectors, BT Global Services today announced the appointment of new members to its leadership team. BT Global Services has developed four strategic sector teams to better serve its customers: banking & financial markets, government & health, consumer packaged goods and manufacturing, logistics & pharmaceuticals. Customers active in these sectors benefit from a range of industry...

2010-11-30 06:30:00

DALLAS and LONDON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* and BT announced today the commercial availability of the industry's first inter-provider exchange-to-exchange telepresence meeting capability. The new connection between AT&T and BT telepresence exchanges allows their business customers to schedule telepresence meetings and to connect their telepresence endpoints seamlessly. With the new inter-provider telepresence capability, AT&T and BT customers can now meet "face to...

2010-11-29 08:30:00

LONDON, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BT Global Services today announced it has been positioned as a "leader" in the IDC MarketScape: Asia Pacific Next-Generation Telecom Services 2010 Vendor Analysis. The IDC vendor assessment for Asia Pacific next-generation telecom services market represents IDC's opinion on which vendors are well positioned today through current capabilities and which are best positioned to gain market share over the next few years. Positioning in the upper right of...

2010-11-11 04:22:00

BEIJING, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI) a leader in IP-based network solutions for IPTV, Internet TV and Broadband operators in the cable and telecom sectors announced today that it has closed a previously announced transaction with Stage Smart Limited ("Stage Smart"). Under the terms of the transaction, UTStarcom acquired a 75% interest in Stage Smart for US$ 30 million. The total consideration UTStarcom paid has two parts: 1) US$20 million...

2010-11-03 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BT Global Services today said its Key Account Marketing Live program (KAM Live) has won a Diamond Marketing Excellence Award from the International Technology Services Marketing Association (ITSMA). This prestigious award recognizes the KAM Live program as best-in-class in the Lead Generation, Management and Measurement category. KAM Live provides real-time news, data and insight to account managers of 120 of BT Global Services' top multinational...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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