TELECOMS giant BT will this week start paving the way for a re-entry to the consumer mobile phones market when it launches a mobile offering targeting its existing 900,000 small and medium-sized business (SME) customers.
BT yesterday sent out invites for Thursday's event at the
While many details are being kept under wraps, the mobile offering is expected to combine a network deal with EE - signed in October allowing BT to act as a virtual network, similar to
At BT's full year results in May, chief executive
"We'll have a high-capacity, data-rich network that will be very cost effective. And positioned the right way, I think we can provide some really compelling services to customers who want access to the internet wherever they are with a very high-quality service," said Patterson.
He added that a consumer offering would follow later this financial year, marking BT's first return to the market since it sold
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