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Crossed lines

The article headlined, IFAs could save £5m on phone bills (Money Marketing, August 21) misreported BT&#39s research.

Deloitte & Touche found that BT&#39s business customers would save £144m a year if they switched from the average best rates of BT&#39s competitors to BT Business Plan, which could mean IFAs saving £5.4m.

D&T&#39s point was that plans “on the open market” are mostly more expensive than BT&#39s best rates, despite the misleading claims of many of our competitors.

Tim Evans

Director of marketing,

BT Business

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