3 UK to buy 4G operator UK Broadband for GBP 300 mln

Monday 6 February 2017 | 15:58 CET | News
Mobile operator 3 UK has agreed to acquire UK Broadband Limited, an ISP offering 4G broadband services in London, for GBP 300 million. 3 UK CEO Dave Dyson said in a statement that the takeover "gives us an opportunity to expand our ambition to provide high quality and great value internet connectivity for UK consumers". UK Broadband has around 15,000 customers in the UK, as well as 124 MHz of spectrum.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / PCCW
Countries: United Kingdom
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