bt group plc (BTQ) Details
BT Group plc provides communications solutions and services worldwide. It operates in four segments: BT Global Services, BT Retail, BT Wholesale, and Openreach. The BT Global Services segment provides managed networked IT services to large corporate and public sector customers. The BT Retail segment provides voice and broadband services for retail consumers; and fixed calls and lines, broadband, mobility, and IT services, as well as data and voice networks to small and medium enterprises. It also offers conferencing, directory enquiry, fire and intruder alarm signaling, CCTV and surveillance networks, control room, public payphones and managed prison, and card and private payphones services, as well as specialist services for the retail sector, including store point of sale systems, back-office applications, and software and platforms for Website transactions. This segment serves consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises, the public sector, and communications providers (CPs). The BT Wholesale segment provides a range of voice, broadband, and data communications services for fixed and mobile network operators, Internet service providers, and telecoms resellers. The Openreach segment provides services over the local loop network, as well as offers backhaul services that connect exchanges to CPs’ networks. The company was formerly known as British Telecommunications plc and changed its name to BT Group plc on November 19, 2001. BT Group plc was founded in 1984 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
bt group plc (BTQ) Top Compensated Officers
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.3M GBP
Principal Financial Officer, Group Finance Di...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1M GBP
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Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.
BT Names Bas Burger as President of BT Us & Canada and President for the Global Consumer Packaged Goods and the Global Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industry Sectors
May 14 13
BT announced the appointment of Bas Burger to the position of president of BT US & Canada and president for the Global Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and the Global Pharmaceutical and Chemical industry sectors. Bas Burger joined BT in 2008 as CEO for the Benelux. In 2011, he became president for Global Commerce, responsible for BTs global business with multinational customers in the manufacturing, logistics and pharmaceutical sectors.
BT Group plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended March 31, 2013; Proposes Final Dividend; Provides Dividend Guidance for Year Ending 2014 and 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for Fiscal Year 2014, 2015 and 2016
May 10 13
BT Group plc reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of £4,758 million compared to £4,875 million a year ago. EBITDA was £1,522 million compared to £1,595 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was £1,673 million compared to £1,609 million a year ago. Operating profit was £830 million compared to £849 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £981 million compared to £863 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £687 million compared to £724 million a year ago. Earnings per share were 7.5 pence compared to 8.1 pence a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 8.3 pence compared to 6.8 pence a year ago. Capital expenditure was £648 million compared to £695 million a year ago. Normalized free cash flow was £1,301 million compared to £909 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £833 million compared to £690 million a year ago.
For the full year, the company reported revenue of £18,017 million compared to £18,897 million a year ago. Adjusted revenue was £18,253 million compared to £19,307 million a year ago. EBITDA was £5,829 million compared to £5,891 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was £6,181 million compared to £6,064 million a year ago. Operating profit was £2,986 million compared to £2,919 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £3,338 million compared to £3,092 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £2,501 million compared to £2,445 million a year ago. Earnings per share were 26.7 pence compared to 25.8 pence a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 26.6 pence compared to 23.7 pence a year ago. Capital expenditure was £2,438 million compared to £2,594 million a year ago. Net debt was £7,797 million compared to £9,082 million a year ago. Normalized free cash flow was £2,300 million compared to £2,307 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £2,694 million compared to £2,421 million a year ago.
For the full year of fiscal 2014, the company expects EBITDA of to be in the range of £6.0 billion to £6.1 billion, capital expenditure to be in broadly level, normalized free cash flow to be £2.3 billion.
For the full year of fiscal 2015, the company expects EBITDA of to be in the range of £6.2 billion to £6.3 billion, capital expenditure to be in broadly level, normalized free cash flow to be £2.6 billion.
For the full year of fiscal 2016, the company expects growth in EBITDA and normalized free cash flow.
The company proposed final dividend of 6.5 pence, up 14%, giving a full year dividend of 9.5 pence, also up 14%.
For the year ending 2014, the company expects dividend per share to be Up by 10%-15%.
For the year ending 2015, the company expects dividend per share to be Up by 10%-15%.
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Relay IP Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits against Sprint, Juniper Networks, Cisco, and Others
May 6 13
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Relay IP has filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Sprint Nextel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems, Bloomberg L.P., Hitachi Cable America, D-Link Corporation, Avaya, Hewlett-Packard Company, Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks, TIBCO Software, BT Group, SAVVIS Inc., Zhone Technologies, Huawei Technologies, Allied Telesis, and Adtran (the "Defendants"). Relay is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent number 5,331,637, entitled Multicast Routing Using Core Based Trees. The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants have infringed, and continue to infringe, the claims of the patent in suit by using the accused IP Multicast systems and methods covered by the claims of the Relay patent.