BT Group plc is a communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the United Kingdom and in more than 170 countries globally. The Company's activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and television products and services, as well as networked information technology (IT) services. In the United Kingdom, the Company is a communications services provider, selling products and services to consumers, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector. It also sells wholesale products and services to communications providers in the United Kingdom and globally. Globally, it supplies managed networked IT services to multinational corporations, domestic businesses and national and local government organizations. The Company has four customer facing lines of business: BT Retail, BT Global Services, BT Wholesale and Openreach. On January 17, 2013, the Company acquired 100% of Tikit Group plc (Tikit).