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Vodafone UK's LTE strategy showing glimmers of success: analysts

Vodafone UK's alternative approach to the sale of LTE services finally appears to be showing signs of success, according to a new research report from CCS Insight.

Virgin Media extends TiVo agreement through 2018

TiVo's momentum with cable operators continues, with the UK's biggest MSO, Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media, committing to using the tech company's set-tops through 2018.

UK operators agree £100 limit on stolen device call costs

The UK government said it has plugged another potential source of bill shock after brokering a voluntary deal with EE, O2 UK, Three UK, Virgin Media and Vodafone UK to cap costs accrued on stolen devices.

Zegona raises £30M to kickstart 'buy-fix-sell' telecoms strategy

Zegona, a UK-based company established by former Virgin Media executives to execute a 'buy-fix-sell' strategy in the European telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sector, on Monday kicked off a plan to raise £30 million (€42 million/$44 million) ahead of the company's planned listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange on Mar. 19.

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.