Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Sport drives solid Q2 for BT

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 29 October 15

U.K. operator signs up 106,000 TV customers in three months, driving consumer revenues, but Global Services weighs on group top line growth.

BT on Thursday turned in another solid set of quarterly financials, continuing its recent trend of growth at its consumer business being offset by weakness at Global Services. The U.K. incumbent posted flat adjusted revenues of £4.38 billion (€6.1 billion) in the three months to the end of September, while adjusted EBITDA fell by 1% to £1.44 billion. Earnings were negatively affected by the telco's investment in BT Sport Europe…

BT on Thursday turned in another solid set of quarterly financials, continuing its recent trend of growth at its consumer business being offset by weakness at Global Services. The U.K. incumbent posted flat adjusted revenues of £4.38 billion (€6.1 billion) in the three months to the end of September, while adjusted EBITDA fell by 1% to £1.44 billion. Earnings were negatively affected by the telco's investment in BT Sport Europe…

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