Dixons Carphone MVNO to exclusively offer Huawei’s P8 smartphone

Dixons Carphone revealed that its 4G MVNO, iD, launched just five weeks ago, will be the exclusive mobile network distributor of Huawei’s 2015 flagship smartphone P8 in the UK. “No one had heard of iD five weeks ago but Huawei gave …

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Numericable in bid for Virgin Mobile as French consolidation gathers pace

Carphone Warehouse, which earlier this week announced plans to merge with UK high street consumer electronics retailer Dixons, has announced that it is in discussions to sell Omer Telecom, the holding company which owns Virgin Mobile France, to French cable player Numericable. In April this year Numericable’s parent Altice struck a deal to acquire French mobile operator SFR, which it intends to merge with Numericable.

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons to merge

UK mobile phone retailer and service provider Carphone Warehouse has agreed to merge with electronics giant Dixons, marking a push into the high street when many shops are closing down.