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Subsidiary undertakings, joint ventures and associates

BT Group plc is the parent company of the group. Brief details of its principal operating subsidiary undertakings, joint ventures and associates at 31 March 2005, other than the company, all of which were unlisted unless otherwise stated, were as follows:

     
Activity
    Group interest
in allotted capitalb
    Country
of operations
c

 
Subsidiary undertakings
                   
Albacom SpAde
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     Italy  

British Telecommunications plcd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT Americas Inc.d
    Communication related services and products provider     100% common     USA  

 
BT Australasia Pty Limitedd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary
100% preference
    Australia  

 
BT Cableships Limitedd
    Cableship owner     100% ordinary     International  

 
BT Centre Nominee 2 Limitedd
    Property holding company     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT Communications
Management Limitedd
    Telecommunication services provider     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT ESPANA, Compania de Servicios Globales de Telecommunicaciones, S.A.d
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     Spain  

 
BT Fleet Limitedd
    Fleet management company     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT (Germany) GmbH & Co. oHGd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     Germany  

 
BT Global Services Limitedd
   
International telecommunication network systems provider
    100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT Holdings Limitedd
    Investment holding company     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT Hong Kong Limitedd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary
100% preference
    Hong Kong  

 
BT Limitedd
   
International telecommunication network systems provider
 
    100% ordinary     International  

 
BT Nederland NVd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     Netherlands  

 
BT Subsea Cables Limitedd
    Cable maintenance and repair     100% ordinary     UK  

 
BT US Investments LLCd
    Investment holding company     100% ordinary     USA  

 
Communications Networking Services (UK)d
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     UK  

 
Communications Global Network
Services Limitedd
    Communication related services and products provider     100% ordinary     Bermuda  

 
Esat Telecommunications Limiteddg
    Telecommunication services provider     100% ordinary     Ireland  

 
Farland BVcd
   
Provider of trans-border fibre network across BT’s partners in Europe
    100% ordinary     International  

 
Infonet Services Corporationdf
    Global managed network service provider     100% common     USA  

 
Infonet USA Corporationdf
    Global managed network service provider     100% common     USA  

 
Syntegra Limitedd
    Systems integration and application development     100% ordinary     UK  

 
Syntegra Groep BVd
    Systems integration and application development     100% ordinary     Netherlands  

 
Syntegra SAd
    Systems integration and application development     100% ordinary     France  

 
Syntegra (USA) Inc.cd
   
Systems integration and electronic business outsourcing services
    100% common     International  

 
a
The group comprises a large number of companies and it is not practical to include all of them in this list. The list, therefore, only includes those companies that have a more significant impact on the profit or assets of the group. A full list of subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates will be annexed to the company’s next annual return filed with the Registrar of Companies.
b
The proportion of voting rights held corresponds to the aggregate interest percentage held by the holding company and subsidiary undertakings.
c
All overseas undertakings are incorporated in their country of operations. Subsidiary undertakings operating internationally are all incorporated in England and Wales, except Farland BV and Syntegra (USA) Inc. which are incorporated in the Netherlands and USA, respectively.
d
Held through intermediate holding company.
e
In February 2005, BT acquired the remaining 74% economic interest in Albacom SpA, and is now 100% owned.
f
In February 2005, BT acquired the Infonet group of companies.
g
In April 2005, Esat Telecommunications Limited changed its name to BT Communications Ireland Limited.
 

          Share capital        
         
       
bn = billions
                Percentage     Country of  
m = millions
    Activity     Issued a   owned     operations b

 
Joint Ventures
  
                     
LG Telecom
    Mobile cellular telephone system provider and operator     Won 1,386 bn   16.586% c   Republic of South Korea  

 
a
Issued share capital comprises ordinary or common shares, unless otherwise stated. All investments are held through intermediate holding companies.
b
Incorporated in the country of operations.
c
Held through intermediate holding company.
 

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