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Sky becomes mobile network with O2 tie-up

Sky has become a so-called 'quad player' in the UK with plans to offer mobile services to its customers from 2016 via a partnership with Telifonica’s O2.

02/02/2015  |  Full story...

UK 4G Auction raises £1bn less than expected: winners revealed

Ofcom has raised £2.34bn in its UK 4G auction, providing widespread access to superfast mobile internet across many parts of the country. However, this amount was around £1bn less than it was hoping for.

20/02/2013  |  Full story...

4G UK auction: 2 surprise bidders revealed

There will be two relative strangers to UK mobile users among the firms bidding in next year's 4G auction. Industry regulator Ofcom unveiled the seven bidders for the auction of bandwidth for 4G mobile broadband services in the UK. The bidders are Everything Everywhere, BT, Vodafone, O2, Three, Hong Kong conglomerate PCCW and UK network supplier MLL Telecom.

21/12/2012  |  Full story...

Vodafone partners O2- Is UK set for 4G access?

Vodafone and O2 have announced plans to merge their networks into a single grid, to improve coverage and accelerate the move to 4G. However, the deal does not mean customers can expect to roam between the two networks just yet. Under an agreement announced on Thursday, Vodafone and O2 parent Telefonica UK will create a joint venture that will take over the running of the pair's basic network infrastructure, including their towers and over 18,500 masts.

08/06/2012  |  Full story...

Top UK networks unite for ‘mobile wallet’ service

Vodafone UK, Telefónica UK (the owners of O2) and Everything Everywhere (the joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile), are working on a mobile commerce joint venture, in a bid to improve mobile payments in the UK. The project will aim to produce a single ecosystem for m-commerce helping advertisers, retailers and banks to reach consumers through their mobile phones.


17/06/2011  |  Full story...

Apple faces ‘war’ with operators over own-brand SIM card

Apple could risk a European operator revolt if it proceeds with plans to embed its own brand SIM card in its new iPhones, according to a news report. The Financial Times quoted an unnamed European telecoms executive as saying Apple risks a “war” over its reported plan to begin selling iPhones with embedded Sim cards, with operators potentially refusing to offer subsidies for the device.

The new technology could enable a customer to buy an iPhone, sign up for service on Apple's website and begin using the device immediately. The customer could then shift with relative ease from one operator to another or insist that the carrier provide a shorter-term contract, the FT said.


22/11/2010  |  Full story...

Online display advertisers: UK

Top ten advertisers based on billions of online display advertising impressions (221 billion impressions (221 billion impressions, Q3, 2010).
Online display advertisers: UK. Top ten advertisers based on billions of online display advertising impressions (221 billion impressions (221 billion impressions, Q3, 2010).


UK display ad market grows 34%: Facebook remains top dog

UK consumers were exposed to 221 billion display ads during the thirds quarter of this year, representing a 34% rise on the same period last year. 221 billion display ads during the third quarter, marking a 34-percent increase versus year ago (which stood at 164,734 billion impressions).

“Following the ad recession that occurred from late 2008 through most of 2009, we are now seeing a strong resurgence in the online display ad market,” said Mike Read, SVP and Managing Director, comScore Europe. “A key driver of this growth is the retail sector, which increased over 300 percent in terms of impressions delivered since last year. In the run up to Christmas with consumers searching for gifts, the growth in online advertising is likely to continue its ascent.”


04/11/2010  |  Full story...

European broadband networks demand ad share from ‘bandwidth hog’ Google

Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom and Telefonica have called on Google to begin sharing ad revenues to networks. They claim that their networks are fast becoming "dumb pipes" for hosting the group’s bandwidth-hungry technology, including YouTube, on their broadband use the internet search and advertising company pays the network operators little or nothing for carrying its content.


14/04/2010  |  Full story...

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