Latest Telecoms News about UK

Failed UK telecoms merger has mixed implications for wider European market

  While the European Commission's decision to block CK Hutchison's planned acquisition of Telefonica's British mobile operator O2 is credit negative for both Telefonica and CKHH's UK telecoms operations,...

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EU Expected to Block UK Mobile Mergers

  A merger of two of the UK's mobile networks is expected to be blocked by European Union competition authorities concerned about consolidation in the market....

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O2 sale could be key to EUR15 billion total debt reduction for Telefonica

  The rating agency expects EUR15 billion total debt reduction through 2017 including different cash raising actions such as the O2 sale. ...

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Tesco Mobile Seeking to Buy Out Mobile Network Joint Venture

  UK based MVNO, Tesco Mobile is reportedly seeking to buy out its airtime partner and switch to a different network....

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Ereaders continuing to hold steady within the tablet market

  Ereaders continue to hold their own in the UK, with a quarter of the population expected to use one in 2016, according to eMarketer's latest user forecast....

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Three UK Deploys Polystar's Solutions to Monitor VoLTE Service

  Three UK has selected Polystar's Network and Customer Insight solutions to deliver monitoring and reporting capabilities for its new Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services....

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Virgin Media to Cut 900 UK Jobs

  UK based Virgin Media is expected to make around 900 jobs redundant over the next couple of years....

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Ericsson Renews UK Managed Services Contract

  MBNL, a joint venture between Three UK and EE, has renewed and expanded its managed services agreements with Ericsson for a further three years....

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Fitch Affirms Motorola Solutions Ratings Following Airwave Acquisition; Outlook Negative

  Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings for Motorola Solutions, including the Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB' following the company's announced acquisition of Airwave Solutions....

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Economic Benefits of C-band Spectrum for Mobile Broadband

  The use of additional C-band spectrum for mobile broadband in London and Shenzhen alone will generate an additional US$440 million of economic benefit whilst protecting the continued operation of incumbent services,...

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