BT Group PLC
BT Group PLC is a British multinational telecommunications company offering fixed-voice services, mobile and broadband services, subscription television, and ICT products. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, it operates in more than 180 countries with more than 17,000 employees worldwide.
BT Group PLC’s origins can be traced back to the establishment of Britain's first telecommunications networks in 1946, which were taken over by the post office in 1912. Following a governmental decision in 1980 to separate telecommunications from other post office operations, Post Office Telecommunications was renamed to British Telecommunications (trading as British Telecom). In 1981, British Telecommunications separated from the post office to become a public corporation, and in 1984, it was incorporated as a public limited company (PLC). In 1991, the company started trading under the name BT.
BT Group PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). It is also a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, consisting of the 100 companies on the LSE with the highest market capitalisation.
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