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BT increases fibre network build target, suspends dividends on Covid-19 impact

Thursday 7 May 2020 | 11:17 CET | News
BT Group has announced a rapid acceleration of its FTTP network build, setting a new target of reaching 20 million premises by mid-to-late-2020s, with a significant build in rural areas. This will be supported by a GBP 12 billion investment spend. The announcement was made as BT reported revenue of GBP 22.90 billion for the year to 31 March 2020, down 2 percent (reported basis) on the impact of regulation, declines in legacy products, strategic reductions in low-margin business and divestments. 

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