Virgin Media’s £3B investment ups stake in UK quadplay battle

With the support of parent Liberty Global, Virgin Media is extending its fibre network to an additional four million UK homes and businesses over the next five years, as the battle is set to intensify between providers of mobile, telephony, …

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Vodafone aims to cool Liberty speculation

Vodafone Group sought to dampen speculation about a potential bid for international cable company Liberty Global during an analyst and investor meeting this week. The reports of a potential bid emerged after UK telecoms giant BT revealed it was in …

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Sky hires adviser in wake of BT’s move — report

Satellite TV broadcaster Sky is taking advice from investment bank Lazard about its options in the wake of BT’s talks with EE and O2 — a sign of how UK mobile industry M&A threatens to impact other sectors. According to …

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Tele2 appoints group CFO

Swedish operator group Tele2 has announced the appointment of Allison Kirkby as CFO. Kirkby will succeed former CFO Lars Nilsson and begin her role on May 1st, 2014.

Virgin Mobile prepares Saudi MVNO launch

Virgin Mobile is preparing to launch an MVNO in Saudi Arabia after the country’s regulator the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) issued the firm with an MVNO licence for the country, according to local reports.

Virgin Media named as Devicescape’s first UK customer

Curated wifi network provider Devicescape has announced a contract win with UK operator and MVNO Virgin Media, the first European deal for the US firm. Devicescape operates a curated network of amenity wifi hotpsots that operators can rebrand as their own wifi offering