At800 scales back UK DTT service disruption efforts

At800, the UK body set up to test for interference from 4G networks on DTT in the UK, has scaled back plans to pre-emptively curb service disturbances, claiming that disruption to Freeview will be “less widespread than initially estimated.” Announcing at800’s new approach to at a press briefing in London, CEO Ben Roome said that from […]

O2 to take control of number two Polish web portal

Orange Poland has struck a deal to sell its Wirtualna Polska (Virtual Poland) web portal to O2 for PLN375 million (€90 million).  O2 is acquiring the portal with finance provided by private equity group Innova Capital’s European Media Holding. Orange said the sale was in line with its strategy of focusing on its core business. […]

Sky to buy Telefónica’s UK broadband business

BskyB has agreed to buy Telefónica UK’s broadband business, in a deal that will establish Sky as the UK’s second-biggest broadband provider behind BT and ahead of Virgin Media. Under the deal, Sky will pay £180 million for Telefónica UK’s broadband and fixed-line phone customers served by its O2 and BE brands – which count for […]

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