0
Wireless

BT board meets to discuss bid for EE or O2

Wednesday 10 December 2014 | 09:58 CET | News
BT's board met on 9 December to discuss a possible takeover bid for mobile operators EE or O2, but did not settle on which to buy, sources familiar with the matter told the Telegraph. CEO Gavin Patterson and his advisers aim to agree on a price for one of the operators by Christmas and to start due dilligence as soon as possible. "They're going to do a bit more digging and probably some more negotiating," a banking source said. Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, EE's joint owner with Deutsche Telekom, previously said he expected to know more before Christmas. Analysts have said that O2 would be

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BT / EE / O2
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

BT enters exclusive talks to buy EE for GBP 12.5 billion

Published 15 Dec 2014 21:10 CET | United Kingdom
BT has entered into exclusive talks to acquire UK mobile operator EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange for GBP 12.5 billion in ...

RvB van BT overlegt over bod op mobiele operator

Published 10 Dec 2014 16:06 CET | United Kingdom
Het bestuur van BT heeft op 9 december gesproken over een mogelijk bod op een van de MNO's in het Verenigd Koninkrijk, meldt The ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Aug VMworld 2019 US
26 Aug Amaysim FY results
26 Aug Chrous FY results
26 Aug Bezeq Q2 2019
27 Aug Partner Communications Q2 2019
27 Aug Ooma Q2 2019
27 Aug MNF Group FY results
27 Aug ZTE H1 results
27 Aug Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q3
27 Aug Aviat Networks fiscal Q4
27 Aug Tamedia H1 2019
27 Aug Connected Health Summit
29 Aug Dell Technologies fiscal Q2
29 Aug SeaChange fiscal Q2
29 Aug Bouygues Telecom Q2 2019
29 Aug Marvell Technology fiscal Q2
29 Aug Cyfrowy Polsat Q2 2019
29 Aug Tech Data fiscal Q2
29 Aug Axiata Q2 2019
29 Aug Tele Columbus AGM
30 Aug 5G Leadership Summit 2019
30 Aug Telekom Slovenije AGM
::: More Calendar Items