Notes to Editors
BT operates a global network infrastructure with the ability to provide services for its customers in 198 countries and territories. BT takes a total network approach, global and local, integrating connectivity seamlessly to deliver improved business performance for its customers.
BT's powerful mix of highly available and reliable international network services such as IP Connect, Ethernet Connect, Internet Connect and Managed LAN combined with its applications performance management (Connect Applications) brings large organizations together with their employees, customers and the world.
About BTBT is one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of five lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach. For the year ended 31 March 2013, BT Group's reported revenue was £18,103m with reported profit before taxation of £2,315m. British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York. For more information, visit www.btplc.com About Microsoft Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. SOURCE BT