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BT Adds 700,000 Broadband DSL Lines

BT reported 0.7 million broadband additions in its latest fiscal quarter. BT Retail's share was 31 percent. The number of BT Wholesale connections now standing at more than seven million.

Highlights for the quarter:

* Revenue was 4,946 million Pounds Sterling, up 8 percent (3 percent excluding acquisitions)
* New wave revenue of 1,607 million pounds, up 42 percent, now represents one third of total
* EBITDA before specific items(1) and leaver costs of 1,404 million pounds, down 8 million pounds
* Profit before taxation, specific items(1) and leaver costs of 568 million pounds, up 2 percent
* Earnings per share before specific items(1) and leaver costs of 5.1 pence, up 4 percent

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