All Results articles – Page 20

  • Q2 FY20–21: Jansen requests patience for transformation
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    BT Group Q2 FY20–21

    2020-11-01T09:19:00Z

    Revenue and profit keep falling in pandemic. COVID-19 creates noise and uncertainty, but BT is pushing its transformation story, asking for patience as stakeholders get twitchy. Openreach a lone bright spot, although Global may be benefitting from long-term recovery strategy. An improved earnings forecast at BT is not expected ...

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    Financial & Performance

    Openreach fibre thrives but volume deal prospects fade

    2020-11-01T09:18:00Z

    A strong quarter and half-year for the access services business demonstrates building momentum for fibre services in the face of the pandemic. Anticipated long-term volume deals may not materialise, but associated competitive pressure may help BT arguments on the need for a ‘fair bet’ from Ofcom.

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    Margins slip as BT Consumer pursues quality

    2020-11-01T09:18:00Z

    Another tough COVID-19-impacted quarter but management playing the long game, with a focus on premium services. Network investment continuing as division seeks an uplift from next-generation platforms. BT reputation improving, but weaknesses remain outside core products, necessitating dual-brand approach. Commercial partnerships remain a key strategic element, but hit to ...

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    BT Global braces for more COVID-19 headwinds

    2020-11-01T09:18:00Z

    Precipitous revenue declines continue for Global as pandemic makes its presence felt, but mitigation measures and ongoing transformation ease the pain on profit levels. Growing underlying strength of division offers hope beyond an anticipated tough second half.

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    Network & Infrastructure

    Lowth downplays tower monetisation benefits

    2020-10-30T15:21:00Z

    BT is continuing to buck the trend of creating TowerCos as it continues to value control over infrastructure assets.

  • BT Group CEO, Philip Jansen
    Financial & Performance

    BT cash to take a hit on Brexit and Huexit stockpiling

    2020-10-30T06:44:00Z

    An improved earnings forecast at BT is not expected to generate more cash as the operator buys up Huawei gear ahead of the 5G ban. Ericsson highlights its own efforts to ensure it can meet BT’s needs in uncertain times ahead.

  • Q2 FY20: Un‑Carrier quickly finds stride after H1’s bumps
    Strategy & Change

    Q2 FY20: Un-Carrier quickly finds stride after H1’s bumps

    2020-09-11T16:43:00Z

    New CEO and CFO team remain bullish on business growth opportunities, despite challenges of Sprint integration, COVID-19, and change of leadership. TMUS moots a period of commercial aggression against rivals in H2, working off economic downturn and 5G differentiation. B2B expansion also back (yet again) on agenda. Reported surpassing ...

  • Guidance: DT shows off its super-sized stats
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    Guidance: Deutsche Telekom shows off its super-sized stats

    2020-09-11T16:42:00Z

     Up-sized Group sees earnings coming in above €30bn.

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    Headline numbers: relying on US

    2020-09-11T07:35:00Z

    USA growth now an even more dominant part of DT’s world. Management remain keen to ensure strength in Europe is not overlooked.

  • Guidance: what’s the worst that can happen?
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    Guidance: what’s the worst that can happen?

    2020-09-01T15:17:00Z

    Outlook on revenue and EBITDA implies little good news for rest of FY20–21. Earnings growth anticipated in FY21–22, as regulatory headwinds fade and efficiency gains come into play.

  • Divisional highlights: the value of fibre
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    Divisional highlights: the value of fibre

    2020-09-01T15:17:00Z

    Management ready to look at ways to bring out the value of BT’s emerging fibre infrastructure. Beyond the current crisis and recession fears, BT Global advancing down the path to recovery. Sudden freeze of live events underlines the importance of BT Sport to Consumer division financial performance.

  • Numbers: no sport and shut businesses take their toll
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    Numbers: no sport and shut businesses take their toll

    2020-09-01T15:17:00Z

    While whole Group faces headwinds, Consumer and Enterprise take the brunt of COVID-19 impact. The “usual” working capital payments on top of slumping earnings result in negative cash flow for the quarter.

  • Q1 FY20–21: Jansen rallies troops for collective effort
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    BT Group Q1 FY20–21

    2020-09-01T15:16:00Z

    First full COVID-19 quarter sees a sharp decline in revenue and EBITDA. Outflow of cash as network investment continues. Group CEO Jansen claims mists are clearing, enabling Group to issue guidance for the year — although BT anticipates little improvement until 2021. Openreach progress is the main positive for ...

  • Q2 FY20: isolated Hispam brings the Group down
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    Q2 FY20: isolated Hispam brings the Group down

    2020-08-23T14:42:00Z

    Capital efficiency remains a focus as the Group weighs a myriad of options for the future of its Latin American division. Beyond the challenges of the pandemic, tough competition and a relatively low-value customer base are proving a challenge to profitability in the region.

  • Q2 FY20: glimmers of a return to normality
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    Telefónica core markets: glimmers of a return to normality

    2020-08-23T14:41:00Z

    Group’s key business engines report a mixed set of results, but with signs of recovery emerging over the course of Q2.

  • Spending: Capex peaks and operational efficiencies rise
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    Spending: Capex peaks and operational efficiencies rise

    2020-08-23T14:41:00Z

    Management assures infrastructure investment will be maintained, as key in post-COVID-19 world. Customer experience another priority area. Other projects being reined in to free up funds, though, with Abosolo stressing “strict screening” of spend plans

  • Q2 FY20: Infra ambition to fibre up the world
    Strategy & Change

    Infra ambition to fibre up the world

    2020-08-23T14:41:00Z

    Telefónica Infra-Tech Q2 FY20 analysis. Telxius set to expand its remit beyond tower management and subsea cables with ambitions to bring Group fibre deployment expertise to wholesale markets across Europe and Latin America. Investors may be sought to monetise new infrastructure. Telxius Q2 FY20 performance shows resilience in difficult ...

  • Guidance: it’ll all be over by Christmas (2021)
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    Guidance: it’ll all be over by Christmas (2021)

    2020-08-23T14:41:00Z

    Telefónica said it expects to meet its revised FY20 guidance, although even with the minimal targets it has set itself there is a challenge to be faced.

  • Financial highlights: generating cash and cutting costs
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    Financial highlights: generating cash and cutting costs

    2020-08-23T14:40:00Z

    Telefónica’s numbers for the quarter to 30 June 2020 (Q2 FY20) made grim reading.

  • Q2 FY20: Telefónica distracts as reality bites
    Strategy & Change

    Telefónica Q2 FY20

    2020-08-23T14:40:00Z

    Another social pact unveiled as COVID-19 and currency falls combine to wipe €1.5bn of reported revenue in second quarter and shred profitability. Cash generation a priority as strict — and seemingly permanent — spending and investment restrictions are put in place. “Resilience” the key quality attributed to the Group ...