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Three UK to acquire O2 from Telefónica

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O2 deal will make Three the biggest mobile operator in the UK
23 Jan 2015

Three UK owner Hutchison Whampoa ‘in talks’ to acquire O2 for £9bn

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Hong Kong conglomerate returns fire after BT’s purchase of EE
19 Jan 2015

Home Office scraps plans to extend Emergency Services Network

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Poor mobile coverage will be rectified by refreshing existing ESN contract, with no need for an extension to mobile services contract
15 Jan 2015

BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn

Telecoms giant BT vies to get back into mobile communications 12 years after it floated-off O2
15 Dec 2014

BT bids to buy back O2

Deal could be worth £10bn, but BT claims it is interested in another mobile operator's business too
24 Nov 2014

National roaming for mobile: where to turn?

Is the government being serious about a national roaming plan that has left mobile networks flabbergasted? Sooraj Shah finds out
28 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: The 'soul' is missing ingredient of enterprise mobility, claims O2

William Buller likens business challenges with mobility to dialogue from hit US TV show Breaking Bad
12 Jun 2014

O2 invests £500,000 to boost digital skills for young people

'Think Big Hub' intended to train 3,000 young people in its first year
24 Mar 2014

Asda: If one firm misuses customer data it could “kill the whole thing” for all of us

Firms will see a customer backlash if data is used inappropriately, according to Asda's head of insight and pricing, Alex Chruszcz
13 Feb 2014

EE, Vodafone and O2’s joint venture Weve could cause a privacy stir

Is the joint venture between the UK’s biggest telcos going to cause a customer backlash, and is it against the law?
10 Feb 2014

Weve partners with MasterCard to provide smartphone payments

Joint venture from O2, Vodafone and EE will allow users to make mobile payments without battery or the internet
06 Feb 2014

Tesco first to trial Weve, the mobile display service from EE, Vodafone and O2

Weve aims to deliver targeted ads using opted-in customers' anonymised data
29 Jan 2014

HSBC, Nationwide, Santander to offer Zapp mobile payments

Zapp users can pay by asking the retailer for a six-digit code, or using NFC or QR technology
15 Jan 2014

Three UK begins 4G rollout

Mobile operator says customers will be able to use UK minutes, data and texts in the US, with no extra charges
05 Dec 2013

Vodafone falls short in 3G coverage, says Ofcom

Vodafone only network to fail to meet obligation to deliver 3G coverage to 90 per cent of UK population
08 Nov 2013

Vodafone and O2 double their London 4G speeds, but still lag behind EE

Network speeds are far higher in the city centre than London’s surrounding areas
01 Nov 2013

Vodafone, EE and Three left outraged as Ofcom bumps up price of mobile spectrum

Mobile operators claim that proposed prices are 'excessive'
11 Oct 2013

Vodafone hits 100,000 4G customer mark, one month after launch

Vodafone to extend service to Liverpool, Glasgow and Manchester
09 Oct 2013

O2 outage only affected “one per cent of customers”

Outage affecting phone, text and data has left customers wanting compensation
04 Oct 2013

Transforming a telecoms giant: an interview with Telefonica group CIO Phil Jordan

Jordan tells Sooraj Shah about the three projects that will transform the firm better known in the UK as O2
17 Sep 2013

Three to launch 4G in December, at no extra cost to existing customers

Three will continue to offer 'all you can eat data' to customers on 4G
30 Aug 2013

Vodafone and O2 begin 4G rollout in London, Leeds and Bradford

EE’s rivals in the LTE space finally arrive, but is three a crowd?
30 Aug 2013

Smart meter roll-out vendors selected in contracts totalling £2.38bn

Telefonica, Arqiva, CGI and Capita all selected for UK mass roll-out
14 Aug 2013

O2 unveils 4G tariffs – matches EE's prices

Telefonica-owned firm does not have EE's cheapest price plan option
14 Aug 2013