back to article BT says it's trading in line with expectations as revenue slides and pre-tax profit shrinks

BT's revenues slipped during the three months to the end of June – when French-owned Altice took a 12.1 per cent stake in the business and the telco went some way to resolving an industrial dispute. Overall – across its consumer, enterprise, global, and infrastructure businesses – the former state-run monopoly reported …

  1. Flak

    Copper (and Coax) is out, Fibre is in

    No real surprises in the financial statements, but the clear shift in the market to full fibre delivery for consumers comes through in the statements from BT and VirginMedia O2.

    CityFibre and other niche FTTP/FTTH players have thrown the cat among the pigeons with their fibre ambitions - and it is great to see this (finally) being picked up by the mainstream carriers.

    BTW - I apologise to all cat and pigeon lovers for the use of this idiom in the spirit of Chief Cameron Miekelson - just over two minutes of light hearted entertainment can be found here if you haven't seen this before:

    https://youtu.be/NBGOryiqZZI

    1. Eclectic Man Silver badge
      Joke

      Re: Copper (and Coax) is out, Fibre is in - Another apology

      From 'A Fish Called Wanda'

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwfuUyTMpVY

  2. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge

    Which is the least worst?

    Vermin had been on holiday around here this part two weeks. Up/down/up/down slow, slow quick, quick, slow.

    BT had just been its normal self.

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