BT CEO says EE deal not just about selling bundles, unveils new structure
Gavin Patterson, BT chief executive, talked up his ambitious goals for how the fixed incumbent …
Ofcom chief outlines anxiety over 3 UK/O2 combination
Higher prices, network disruption and a threat to high street competition are the main concerns …
Telefonica/KPN under pressure to give up German spectrum
The heads of Telefonica O2 Germany and KPN’s E-Plus unit have each received a letter …
Vodafone’s subs are added to Weve venture
Weve, the B2B venture set up by the UK’s leading operators, has confirmed that it …
The GSM vs CDMA war is long gone, but niche markets are providing an opportunity for the CDMA450 sector.
Telefonica O2 to close shops and cut jobs in UK, says report
Telefonica O2 aims to close 40 of its 490 shops in the UK over the next three months with the loss of 400 jobs, according to a report in The Times.
O2 UK’s staff vote for strike action
Telefonica O2 staff in the UK have voted to reject the company’s “final pay” offer of two percent.
Mobile revenue growth outstrips GDP in W.Europe
A new study by Wireless Intelligence has found that revenue from mobile services in Western Europe has grown faster than the region’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), suggesting the mobile sector has proven to be resilient to the general economic downturn.
Brands set to treble spend on mobile marketing by 2013
Cellular News reports that major brands are looking to invest heavily in mobile marketing over the next five years according to a survey of large brands in the financial services, retail and manufacturing sectors commissioned by the UK arm of Telefonica O2.
Telefonica preps new femto trial
Unstrung reports that Telefonica O2 Europe is getting ready to start a new customer trial of femtocell home base stations early next year. The operator first announced its intention to launch a trial in February this year.