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Telefónica appears to abandon hope of selling O2

Telefónica has indicated in a statement it will no longer be selling off its O2 business unit following the European Commission’s decision to block Three’s attempts to acquire the brand.

Three seeks spectrum restrictions on BT and Vodafone

Three UK CEO David Dyson has stated restrictions should be placed on BT and Vodafone in the next mobile spectrum auction, to encourage the growth of challenger brands and competition in the UK telco market.

O2 slowest 4G in UK, EE fastest – Ofcom

Ofcom has released the results of a recent mobile network quality assessment it undertook, proclaiming EE to have the highest quality network in the country, with O2 lagging behind.

Ofcom boss openly favours four operator market

In a speech Ofcom boss Sharon White has made it clear that her preference is for the UK to have four mobile network operators, which indicates she is not in favour of the O2/Three merger.

Ofcom triples UK mobile license fees

Ofcom has set its annual mobile spectrum license fees 13 per lower than it mooted in February, but analysts say the new level is still likely to be met with protests from the operators.

Three UK announces VoLTE launch and 800 MHz roll-out

Hot on the heels of network enhancement announcements from rivals EE and Vodafone, Three UK had beaten them both to the punch with the commercial launch of VoLTE as well as the roll-out of its 800 MHz spectrum.

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