AT&T, BT Group Set Up Video-Conferencing Exchange, FT Reports

AT&T Inc. and BT Group Plc, which operate the world’s biggest high-definition video-conferencing networks, have established the first network operator telepresence exchange, the Financial Times reported.

The agreement will make it possible for telepresence business customers on either network to schedule meetings and connect with any other telepresence user on the networks, the newspaper said.

At first, however, they will need to be using Cisco Systems Inc.’s CTS equipment, the FT said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alan Purkiss in London on apurkiss@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Colin Keatinge in London at ckeatinge@bloomberg.net.

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