BT plans to create four businesses

BT this week unveiled plans to create four businesses in high growth areas, which may be spun off as quoted companies. The new businesses will be: Yell, an international directories and e-commerce business based on Yellow Pages to be floated later this year; Ignite, a broad-band transmission business based on internet technology; BTopenworld, a mass […]

BT this week unveiled plans to create four businesses in high growth areas, which may be spun off as quoted companies. The new businesses will be: Yell, an international directories and e-commerce business based on Yellow Pages to be floated later this year; Ignite, a broad-band transmission business based on internet technology; BTopenworld, a mass market internet business; and BT Wireless, encompassing the group’s international mobile holdings and next-generation services.