In 2005, BT’s position as a leading provider of communications solutions across the globe was
enhanced by a number of important acquisitions. These included Infonet – now BT Infonet – one of
the world’s leading providers of global managed voice and data network services for corporate
It also acquired the second largest telecoms operator in the Italian business market, Albacom. The
acquisition of Infonet and Albacom form part of BT’s increased capability to supply networked IT
services to multi-site organisations all over the world.
And it acquired the leading financial services extranet provider Radianz from Reuters, which it
intends to develop to deliver additional value added services to the financial market.