Sunday, 25 August 2019

BT's new CEO sets out his vision for next-gen connectivity in 2019

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Thursday 09 May 19

BT says that 2019 will be a crucial period for connectivity in the UK, as the country's biggest telco aims to launch 5G services and step up its deployment of FTTH fixed line services

BT's new chief exec, Philip Jansen, has set out his desire to reinstate BT as a "national champion" in an earnings call with journalists on Thursday morning. Jansen said that BT would continue to invest heavily in 5G and full fibre fixed broadband services, as the company looks to continue leading from the front in both fields. The BT premier reiterated his company's desire to focus on providing its customers with an expanding portfolio of converged products and services, built on the bedrock of ubiquitous, next generation connectivity. "Our aim is to deliver the best converged network and be the leader in fixed ultrafast and mobile 5G networks," he said. "We know that combining 5G mobile with fixed line fibre to the home services creates a very compelling proposition for our customers…

BT's new chief exec, Philip Jansen, has set out his desire to reinstate BT as a "national champion" in an earnings call with journalists on Thursday morning. Jansen said that BT would continue to invest heavily in 5G and full fibre fixed broadband services, as the company looks to continue leading from the front in both fields. The BT premier reiterated his company's desire to focus on providing its customers with an expanding portfolio of converged products and services, built on the bedrock of ubiquitous, next generation connectivity. "Our aim is to deliver the best converged network and be the leader in fixed ultrafast and mobile 5G networks," he said. "We know that combining 5G mobile with fixed line fibre to the home services creates a very compelling proposition for our customers…

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