Mobile operator

Telenet buys Belgium’s BASE Company for €1.3 billion

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has agreed to buy domestic mobile operator BASE Company for €1.325 billion from Dutch telco KPN. Telenet said that the definitive agreement will provide it with long-term mobile access to “effectively compete for future growth opportunities in the mobile market.” It said the acquisition will allow to meet rising […]

BT in preliminary talks to buy O2

BT has confirmed that it has held “highly preliminary stage” discussions about buying a UK mobile operator – O2 or an unnamed rival. “We have received expressions of interest from shareholders in two UK mobile network operators, of which one is O2, about a possible transaction in which BT would acquire their UK mobile business,” […]