BT confirms talks to buy mobile operator

Monday 24 November 2014 | 13:10 CET | News
BT said it has received expressions of interest from shareholders in two UK mobile network operators, one of which is O2, about a possible acquisition of their UK mobile business. Noting recent press speculation about a potential bid for O2 UK, BT said all discussions are very preliminary and there is no certainty that any transaction will occur. BT said that while it was continuing to develop its own plans to provide enhanced mobile services to businesses and consumers, in line with previous announcements, it has also been exploring ways of accelerating them, including considering the merits

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Categories: General / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BT / EE / O2 / Telefonica
Countries: United Kingdom
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