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Fast Facts

BT Conferencing develops, sells, and supports innovative audio, web, and video conferencing solutions to businesses ranging from large multi-national companies to small and medium enterprises.

Corporate relationship

BT Conferencing, Inc. is a subsidiary of BT Group plc. BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries.  Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to our customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. 

Market size

IDC expects the global market for conferencing services to be worth more than $2 billion a year by 2013. It says the market was worth $1.4 billion in 2008.  The use of high-quality video conferencing services, especially telepresence, is growing particularly fast. Frost & Sullivan says the market for telepresence in Europe alone could reach more than £200 million by 2013. It expects the number of telepresence conferencing systems installed worldwide to grow from about 770 at the end of 2007 to 27,984 by 2014. Ovum expects video to account for 26 per cent of the conferencing market by 2012.

Solutions

BT Conferencing's solutions help customers hold remote meetings via audio, web, and video conferencing. Remote meetings are a productive, cost-effective way of communicating when an in-person meeting is not possible or necessary.

Employees

Currently BT Conferencing employs more than 1,000 people globally and has offices in London, Boston, Denver, and Sydney.

Customers

Customers range from large multi-national companies to small and medium enterprises.

Four of the 10 largest enterprise users of conferencing are customers of BT Conferencing, along with nearly 20 percent of the Fortune 100 in North America.

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