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Go Wireless With BT Broadband And Xbox Live

BT and Xbox Live offer ultimate online gaming experience

December 7, 2006

BT Total Broadband has partnered with Xbox Live® to offer a free Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter retail price of £59.99 - actual prices may vary) for new BT Total Broadband customers1 who sign up via www.bt.com/xboxoffer, delivering the ultimate wireless gaming experience on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®.

The Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter allows you to connect your Xbox 360 wirelessly to BT Total Broadband via the BT Home Hub.

BT Total Broadband customers could benefit from ultra-fast download speeds of up to 8Mb2 enabling gamers to move up to a completely new level of online multi-player gaming - with speeds which allow the game to react as quickly as the players. Gamers will be able to experience exceptional stability with any action delays reduced to an absolute minimum, incredibly smooth 'real time' game play and advanced online gaming features with Xbox Live®.

The offer, which is available to new Broadband customers and those who switch from another supplier, will be available through www.bt.com/xboxoffer <http://www.bt.com/xboxoffer> or call 0870 607 27773 for help with placing your order until June 30th 2007. BT Total Broadband is available from £9.95 a month for the first six months4.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

1. New residential customers only. Redemption required by 15/8/07. Conditions apply - see www.bt.com/xboxoffer

2. 8Mb speed is subject to various factors including local availability, distance from exchange and line test (If your line won't support up to 8Mb, we'll offer the best speed available on your line). Conditions apply.

3. Calls provided by BT will be charged at up to 8 pence per minute. A Call Set-Up Fee of 3 pence per call applies to calls from Residential lines. Mobile and other providers' costs may vary. See www.bt.com/pricing <http://www.bt.com/pricing> for details.

4. Introductory price achieved via £48.24 credit on your first bill. £17.99 a month from month 7. 18 month term. New customers only. Excludes upgrades/regrades. Requires BT line/similar. Payments by Direct Debit required. BT Broadband is subject to availability and conditions apply.

For further information on BT

Inquiries about this news release should be made to the BT Group Newsroom on its 24-hour number: 020 7356 5369. From outside the UK dial + 44 20 7356 5369. All news releases can be accessed at our web site: http://www.bt.com/newscentre.

About BT

BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, Openreach, BT Retail and BT Wholesale.

In the year ended 31 March 2006, BT Group plc's revenue was £19,514 million with profit before taxation of £2,040 million.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.

For more information, visit www.bt.com/aboutbt

About Xbox and Xbox 360

Microsoft revolutionized the gaming industry with the November 2001 launch of Xbox® ( http://www.xbox.com ), its first-generation video games and entertainment system, now sold in 26 countries around the world. Microsoft introduced its next-generation system, Xbox 360, in the 2005 holiday season in Europe, Japan and North America, to be followed by availability in Australia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan this year. Xbox 360 is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox Live online gaming service, and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around you.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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