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UK telecoms market: further consolidation likely

Tuesday 7 June 2016 | 14:59 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The UK telecoms market is dominated by seven large operators. The new BT, including EE, leads the market in revenue terms. Its free cash flow generation compares to that of other large incumbents (DT, Orange). Virgin Media and Vodafone, candidates for a tie-up if Liberty Global and the Vodafone Group can work out their differences, score the highest and lowest profitability in terms of free cash flow. A merged 3 UK/O2 UK would have created a strong competitor, but still operating a mobile network only. Sky and TalkTalk are investing in fixed-line infrastructure and could be market

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Companies: 3 UK / BT / O2 UK / Sky / TalkTalk / Virgin Media / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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