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VOs take almost a fifth of UK mobile market

Tuesday 4 February 2014 | 14:21 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
The UK virtual operator (VO) market is well-established, with one of the world's first commercially successful MVNOs, Virgin Mobile, starting there in 1999. We estimate that the total mobile market in the UK, including MVNO customers, reached 93 million mobile customers [1] at the end of Q3 2013, while the share of VOs stood at around 17 percent of the total mobile base. We estimate the three largest VO players are Tesco Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Lycamobile.

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