Phones 4U

Vodafone and EE under increasing Phones 4u PR pressure

The defining feature of nearly all public statements surrounding the recent collapse of UK mobile phone retailer Phone 4u has been overwhelming concern for welfare of the 5,596 employees who stand to lose their jobs, coupled with a concerted attempt to pin it all on the operators.

Operators reject Phones 4u administration blame claims

Longstanding UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u dramatically put itself into administration over the weekend, citing the decisions of Vodafone and, late last week, EE not to renew their current contracts as the reason.

Vodafone UK ditches Phones 4u

Vodafone UK has decided against renewing its existing contract with retailer Phones 4u, which ends in February 2015. The news, which sees Phones 4u left with just two operator partners, EE and Virgin, follows Vodafone’s announcement earlier in the year about an overhaul of its UK distribution strategy.

Huawei teams with Phones 4U to push own brand

Following on from the recent revelation that Huawei is to follow ZTE into the own brand handset market, the Chinese vendor has announced a partnership with UK retailer Phones 4U to bring Huawei branded devices to market in the fourth quarter.

O2 dumps Phones 4U

Mobile operator O2 UK has severed ties with high street store Phones 4U as a retailer of contract subscriptions. As of April 1, Phones 4U will no longer sell contract subscriptions to the O2 network and will operate prepay sales at a lower level. Existing Phones 4U customers on the O2 network will still use […]

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