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BT's quarterly newsletter for analysts, consultants and investors - Issue 36 - December 2014
BT Newsbyte - the quarterly newsletter for analysts & investors, shining a spotlight on innovation, products and strategy across BT


Hello and welcome to the December edition of ‘Newsbyte’.

In this issue, we give an update on BT Global Services' 'Art of Connecting' campaign and examine how the role of the CIO is evolving.

We highlight the launch of two new products: a business-grade IP voice service, BT Cloud Voice, from BT Business; and the Mobile Infill Infrastructure Solution (MiiS) from Openreach, which is an enabler to improved mobile coverage in rural and suburban black spots.

Our 'Newsbyte talks to' article contains an interview with Delia Bushell, Managing Director of BT TV & BT Sport, in which she tells us about her strategy for the business and gives her thoughts on recent market developments.

Our feature article gives an insight into BT Global Services' approach to innovation – how it works collaboratively with customers to help them transform their businesses.

We hope you enjoy the stories here and as always, don't forget to visit our website at http://www.btplc.com/sharesandperformance for presentations, press releases and videos. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact one of the team.

Joanna Gluzman-Laukkanen, Director of Analyst Relations

Damien Maltarp, Group Investor Relations Director 

Chief Inspiration Officer
According to our research, more than two-thirds of organisations now expect their CIO to be creative. Someone who not only understands how the technology works, but has the vision and imagination to dream up new ways of using it...
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BT Cloud Voice
The last six months have seen major developments in our portfolio – both in terms of mobile and IP communications. October saw another significant launch for BT Business – this time our new business-grade IP voice service, Cloud Voice...
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BT and Huawei achieve speed of 3Tbps
Successful field trials in October saw BT and our partner Huawei achieve connection speeds of up to three Terabits per second (Tbps) over a 360 kilometre link between Ipswich and London...
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Openreach increases mobile support
Mobile network operators are finding themselves under increasing pressure to improve 3G and 4G mobile coverage across the UK. To help with this, Openreach has launched a brand new offering - Mobile Infill Infrastructure Solution (MiiS)...
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Newsbyte talks to Delia Bushell
Delia Bushell is managing director of BT TV & BT Sport - we ask her about her strategy, the importance of 'over the top' content and developments for customers over the next 12 months...
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Feature: BT GS' approach to innovation
For many of our enterprise customers, innovation is key to the growth and development of their business, and at BT Global Services (BT GS) we share that vision...
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Events round-up
BT Wholesale launches pay-as-you-go cloud solution, while BT opens four new innovation showcases around Europe...
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60 second guide
Field trials carried out recently showed 'ultrafast' broadband - with combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to one Gigabit per second (1000 Mbps) - can be delivered via a mix of fibre and copper...
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Wins, launches and appointments
A round-up of all the latest news from BT...
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