Mobile operators expressed their disappointment after regulator Ofcom pushed through a five-fold increase in the fees for existing phone spectrum bands yesterday in a move that will net the Treasury a windfall of almost £250m a year.
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Wednesday 09 September 2009
Orange and T-Mobile are set to create "a new UK champion" after their European parent companies confirmed the mobile phone groups will merge.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Mobile phone giants Orange and T-Mobile today revealed plans to join forces in a tie-up which will create a new market leader in the UK.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
T-Mobile UK could unveil a merger with Orange as early as today, in a move that would create the largest mobile phone operator in the country.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
Outlook Ironically, the continued stonking success of Apple's iPhone could be bad news for O2, the mobile phone network hat has exclusive rights to sell the handset in the UK. One reason Apple has chosen to sell its phones through a single network in most countries is that the gadget was intended to be a top-end purchase, rather than a mass-market device. Apple's latest sales figures, however, suggest the mass market is very much embracing the iPhone.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
O2, the British mobile phone unit of Spain's Telefonica launched Britain's first cash-card service from a mobile operator on today to give itself a foothold in the promising mobile-money market.
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Thursday 02 July 2009
Vodafone, the world's largest mobile phone company, has intensified its efforts to take back its home UK market after ending a three-year exile from Carphone Warehouse stores.
Tuesday 30 June 2009
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Saturday 30 May 2009
Sunday 10 May 2009
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Saturday 02 May 2009
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Vodafone has signed a landmark deal with O2's parent company which could save them "hundreds of millions of pounds," as the two rivals attempt to combat the disintegrating economic conditions. The shift prompted analysts to predict a spate of similar deals throughout the industry.
Monday 23 March 2009
Rival phone companies 02 and Vodafone have announced a deal to share their existing networks in Ireland and roll out future infrastructure jointly.
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