LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE ENHANCES GLOBAL ACCESS WITH CONNECTIVITY FROM BT RADIANZ

London - 18 December 2006

BT Radianz, a leading global provider of financial services connectivity, announced today that it has become a provider of connectivity for the London Stock Exchange. The Exchange will use BT Radianz’s shared market infrastructure to extend their market data distribution and electronic trading capabilities.

This deal allows the London Stock Exchange to offer cost effective connectivity to the exchange's Infolect market data and trading services for clients globally. Through a single connection, the BT Radianz shared market infrastructure allows clients to take more data directly from exchanges, saving time, circuits, equipment, maintenance, and management.

David Stopforth, Head of European Sales, BT Radianz, said: “Having the LSE on the BT Radianz Shared Market Infrastructure is an excellent example of how the trading environment has increasingly become global and how connectivity between the exchange and its clients, wherever they are internationally, is crucial. Our customers across the globe are demanding lower latency and direct access to market data sources. BT Radianz provides a global distribution platform for all sources of market data including over 40 exchanges worldwide.”

Wendy Morgan, Head of Real-Time Data at the London Stock Exchange, said: “We are delighted that global clients can now access our Infolect market data and trading services via the BT Radianz shared market infrastructure. BT Radianz has built a reputation for facilitating access to exchanges through efficient and reliable connectivity. We will work closely with the team to promote this service globally.”

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