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BT's broadband subscriber base now stands at 7.8 million, according to the company's latest quarterly results.

Between April and June, the telecoms giant welcomed 85,000 new broadband customers, which is a slight reduction on the 121,000 recorded in Q1, but still edges the company closer to the 8 million count.

Overall, BT's broadband growth represented 57% of broadband market net additions ;ast qurter, while the company also added 100,000 mobile customers after re-entering the mobile market in March.

BT group's quarterly revenue currently stands at £4.3 billion, which is down from the £4.6 billion seen in Q1, while reported profits before tax have fallen sharply from £842 in the first quarter to £632 million in Q2.

It follows a period of significant investment, which has seen the company shell out almost £900 million to gain exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League next season - a move that has resulted in the launch of a new dedicated TV platform, BT Sport Europe.

The company has also recently announced a 7% increase in the price of many of its broadband and TV packages, with monthly line rental rising to £17.99 and several phone tariffs and anytime calls being subject to increases.

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