How to buy Plusnet shares | 128.6p

Invest in Plusnet by buying BT Communications shares in just a few minutes.

Plusnet is a broadband, landline, TV and mobile service provider in the UK. It used to be listed on the alternative investment market (AIM) until 2007, when it was acquired by BT. Plusnet also operates Metronet and John Lewis Broadband.

It’s possible to invest in Plusnet, but as it’s owned by BT, you’d need to buy BT shares.

What companies does BT own?

As well as Plusnet, BT owns:

  • BT Consumer — this includes BT Broadband, BT Superfast Fibre, BT TV, BT Sport, BT Mobile and BT Wi-Fi
  • BT Business and Public Sector
  • BT Global Services
  • BT Wholesale and Ventures
  • Openreach
  • EE

This means that if you choose to invest in Plusnet by buying shares in BT, then you’ll be investing in the other brands that it owns as well. It’s worth doing the research into what some of BT’s main brands are getting up to, as well as Plusnet.

Can I buy Plusnet shares?

While you can't invest directly in Plusnet, you can buy BT Communications shares, which is the company that owns Plusnet. BT Communications is listed on the LSE with stock code BT-A.LSE the current share price is 128.6p (25 minute delay).

Plusnet is owned by BT Communications (BT-A) a leading Diversified Telecommunication Services business based in the UK. It opened the day at 127.4p, after a previous close of 127.1p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 126.3p to a high of 129.025p. The latest price was 128.6p (25 minute delay). Plusnet (BT-A) is listed on the LSE and employs 0 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

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  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: BT.A in this case.
  5. Research Plusnet (BT Communications) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Plusnet (BT Communications) shares. It's that simple.

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Information last updated 2024-05-22.
Open127.4pPrevious close127.1p
High129.025pChange1.5p
Low126.3pChange %1.1802%
Close128.6pTimestamp2024-05-28
Volume21810372GMT offset0
IndustryTelecom ServicesCurrency symbolp
CodeBT-ACountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOGB
NameBT Group PlcISINGB0030913577
ExchangeLSECUSIPN/A
Currency codeGBXSectorCommunication Services
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees0

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Why invest in Plusnet?

Plusnet has been growing steadily since its founding. It was sold to BT in 2006 in a deal which was reportedly worth £67 million. Plusnet corporate staff were moved to BT contracts in 2020.

BT dates back to 1846. It became independent of the Post Office in 1981. It’s a part of the FTSE 100 index.

An overview of BT Communications the parent company of Plusnet

BT Group plc provides communications products and services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through Consumer, Enterprise, Global, and Openreach segments. The company builds, owns, and operates fixed and mobile networks; and designs, builds, markets, sells, and supports network access, connectivity, and related solutions. It also offers landline, mobile, and broadband services; home and cyber security solutions; and TV and cloud gaming entertainment services under the BT, EE, and Plusnet brands. In addition, the company provides connectivity, networking, cyber security, collaboration tools, cloud connectivity, and cloud services for small, medium, and large corporate businesses; public sector; and government. Further, it engages in the wholesale of mobile network capabilities, voice services, broadband, ethernet, and other connectivity solutions on contract basis; and offers access to its fixed access network infrastructure for homes, schools, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, and businesses. The company was formerly known as Newgate Telecommunications Limited and changed its name to BT Group plc in September 2001. BT Group plc was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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