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Should I buy BT shares at 5-year lows?

first_imgShould I buy BT shares at 5-year lows? Tony Loton owns shares in BT Group. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. There’s something wrong with BT Group (LSE: BT.A). As the former British Telecom, this company has a good brand, and as one of Britain’s few tech titans it should have benefited from the coronavirus crisis that has kept us all at home for months. Without BT’s infrastructure, we wouldn’t be able to Skype and Zoom, and work from home. And yet, BT shares have fallen for a full five years.What’s wrong with BT shares?Historically, BT has suffered from the same problems as other privatised or semi-privatised former state-run utilities such as Royal Mail: legacy technology, universal service obligations, and an onerous pension scheme. I don’t want to talk about those things today.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…I want to talk about what I think is wrong with the fixed broadband business. With most if not all people – even my elderly dad – having a mobile phone these days, the only reason anyone still has a BT line is for supposedly super-fast broadband. Since my dad doesn’t do broadband internet (or any internet at all) he doesn’t use BT any more. Nor does my father-in-law. Nor do I.For at least five years, I’ve been operating with only a mobile phone that provides me with a 4G internet connection at least as fast as (and probably more reliable than) I could get with BT broadband. I can tether my laptop and TV to stream movies, and the necessary “unlimited mobile data” plan costs me no more than the equivalent BT broadband. Best of all, I can take it with me wherever I go.Despite what the government says about needing to get super-fast fixed-line broadband out to everyone in the UK, I think that fixed lines will become totally redundant when 5G really gets going.Can 5G save BT?These days, BT isn’t only a fixed-line telephone and broadband provider. Having divested itself of its original mobile brand Cellnet in 2002, which became O2 and was sold to Telefonica in 2006, BT subsequently bought rival mobile operator EE in 2016.This was a good move, in my opinion, because EE was the first and is maybe the best provider of super-fast 5G services in the UK. If anything can save BT, 5G can, but this is not yet reflected in a rising share price; maybe because of the likelihood that 5G services will cannibalise BT’s fixed broadband customers who (like me) will ultimately be happy to be mobile-only.Should I buy BT shares now?Actually, I already have bought some BT shares, but only as a test purchase to see which way the price goes. I often do this with stocks I have my eye on, with a view to scaling in (buying more) by averaging down if the price goes down or pyramiding up if the price goes up.If you think I’m mad to look at buying more either way, I can tell you that I’ll only average down (with a little more money) if I can do so at a much lower price point, and I’ll only pyramid up when I have sufficient profit in my original position to offset the risk of the new investment.Finally, what really interests me is that on the one-year price chart, BT shares seem to have flatlined: Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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