BT launches MVNO service for businesses and the public sector over Vodafone Spain's network

March 26, 2007

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LONDON -- BT announced today the launch of its mobility services in Spain, resulting from an agreement reached with Vodafone Spain. The new mobility service will be the first in the Spanish market aimed at businesses and the public sector.

Through this agreement, BT will become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) extending its global portfolio of services and solutions to include networking, information technology, communications and mobility. According to the terms of this agreement, BT will operate through Vodafone Spain’s mobile network.

This new mobility service offering will be available in the summer and will allow BT to offer its customers value-added mobility services such as mobile video-telephony, audio/video streaming services, location based services or fixed-mobile convergence services, BT will be able to offer its customers a single supplier for all their networked IT services requirements – with one contract, one bill and one integrated customer support function

Luis Álvarez, chairman of BT Spain, said: “Convergence is the new paradigm of services our customers demand. We are delighted to be able to meet their requirements now that we are able to offer mobility services to complement our existing portfolio. This announcement gives BT the ability to accelerate the roll-out of innovative mobility services, most important of which will be enhanced functionality on our ground-breaking fixed-mobile convergence service, BT Corporate Fusion that launches in Spain this summer.”

BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA)

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