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BT raises £1B for EE takeover as rivals step up challenges

BT this week made further progress in its bid to buy mobile operator EE for £12.5 billion (€16.8 billion/$19 billion), raising £1 billion in a share placing on Thursday to help fund the deal.

TalkTalk talks up quad-play success, but warns on costs

TalkTalk was quick to praise the success of its new quad-play strategy after reporting year-on-year revenue growth of 4.2 per cent in its financial third quarter (calendar Q4), but the UK-based operator also indicated that the cost of acquiring new subscribers for combinations of its mobile, broadband and TV products would hit earnings in the full year.

Vodafone UK, EE and Virgin Mobile commit to net neutrality

EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone UK have become the last Internet service providers in the UK to sign up for a voluntary code of practice that supports the fundamental concepts of the Open Internet, also known as net neutrality.

Ofcom study reveals O2 UK has highest levels of customer satisfaction

Telefónica's UK mobile operator O2's customer service was ranked best by consumers quizzed by regulator Ofcom in a regular annual survey, although Virgin Mobile was the only operator to show a year-on-year improvement.

BlackArrow announces major U.K. expansion with Virgin Media deal

Announcing its first major expansion beyond North America, advanced-advertising company BlackArrow has unfurled a new partnership with Virgin Media in the United Kingdom.

EE launches home TV service to take on BT, Sky and Virgin

EE has launched a new home TV service as part of efforts by the UK operator to encourage further take-up of its home broadband service, as the battle for fixed and mobile subscribers focuses increasingly on the home.

VimpelCom makes another high profile appointment with Scott Dresser

Russian telco VimpelCom made its second high profile appointment in as many months, after lining up Scott Dresser as group general counsel with effect from Sep. 1

From easyMobile to NFV: a tale of virtual networks

More years ago than I care to remember, I journeyed to Nice in France to participate for the first time in what was then called Management World, organised by the Telemanagement Forum. My main reason for going? In all honesty, to hear EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou discuss the business plan behind his easyMobile venture.

Tele2 Netherlands picks former Virgin Media marketing expert as CEO

Tele2 has appointed former Virgin Media marketing chief Jeff Dodds as the new CEO of its Netherlands-based unit, the Swedish group announced on Monday.

Virgin Media reaches 2M TiVo subscribers

Virgin Media said Wednesday that it reached the milestone of 2 million subscribers using TiVo DVRs and multiscreen video software.