British Telecommunications Group plc was established in 1846 and became the first public telegraph entity under the name, Electric Telegraph Company. Headquartered in London, UK, the company is a leading provider of telecommunication products and services with operations in more than 180 countries.
The company provides a range of telecommunication services including fixed-line, broadband, IT services, mobile services, and television subscriptions, and much more. Initially, it was Electric Telegraph, but it transformed severally until in 1984 when it was privatized and renamed the British Telecommunications plc. For a long time, the company has been associated with the British Royal Family.
Currently, the company holds numerous subsidiaries such as BT Global Services and BT Consumer, and it is listed on the London Stock Exchange, a constituent of FTSE 100 Index. Furthermore, it is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The firm mainly serves the telecommunication market in the UK but has operations across the world.