BT registered double digit revenue growth at key business units in the three months to September.

The UK-based operator’s Global Services arm, which serves multinational enterprises, was the standout performer as sales grew 16 percent year-on-year to £1.4 billion.

The rise was thanks largely to positive forex movements, BT said.

The operator noted, however, that it did not expect the result of the EU referendum to have a significant impact on its outlook.

BT’s Consumer business unit also registered double digit revenue growth.

Sales were up 11 percent to £1.25 billion as it added 216,000 “superfast” fibre broadband customers and 63,000 TV customers.

The total subscriber bases of the two segments now stand at 4.5 million and 1.7 million respectively.

BTs Business and Public Sector arm also prospered as revenues there rose 15 percent to £1.2 billion thanks to EE’s corporate customers.

Without the mobile operator’s contribution, however, sales were down 10 percent due in part to the failure to complete public sector contracts.

With the addition of EE’s £1.3 billion in sales, BT’s total revenues went over £6 billion, a rise of 38 percent.

Adjusted for EE’s contribution, sales were up 1.1 percent.

Revenues at Openreach, which remains at risk of being taken off BT by regulator Ofcom, were flat at £1.3 billion.

BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson said: “We’ve submitted our response and will continue to engage with Ofcom to reach the best outcome for the UK.”

Group EBITDA was up 31 percent to £1.4 billion percent off the back of the increase in sales, while pre-tax profits were up five percent to £671 million.

However, the operator revealed it has written off £145 million due to allegations of “inappropriate management behaviour” at its opco in Italy.

Patterson said: “This is a positive set of results, both operationally and financially, and we remain on track to achieve our full year outlook.

“We’ve made good progress on the integration of EE and the delivery of our synergy targets.

“Our consumer facing lines of business have performed well, but in the enterprise space, UK public sector continues to be a challenging market.

“Across the group, we continue to drive cost reduction and productivity improvements.”

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