Уход архитектора Янсена приносит первые результаты плана BT по оптоволокну


BT Group (BT.L), the largest British provider of broadband and mobile services, has published its second-quarter profit report, surpassing expectations and boosting its shares in support of departing CEO Philip Jansen and his company’s fiber-optic network deployment strategy. BT shares jumped 6% at the start of trading, which is good news for Jansen, who will retire early next year and has long expressed disappointment with the stock’s performance. Cost reduction in fiber deployment helped increase profits, and BT now expects its average normalized cash flow for the 2024 fiscal year to be at the upper end of the range of £1.0-1.2 billion. Jansen will step down after the completion of his multi-billion-pound investments in fiber-optic networks and 5G networks, but he believes the long-term benefits for cash flow are becoming increasingly evident. “The investment appeal of FTTP (fiber-optic networks) looks very compelling,” Jansen said.

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