0
General

Dixons Carphone buys switching platform Simplifydigital

Monday 21 March 2016 | 17:45 CET | News
Electrical and telecoms retailer Dixons Carphone has agreed to acquire UK multi-channel switching platform Simplifydigital, which provides an Ofcom-accredited price comparison and switching service for broadband, digital TV and fixed line phone contracts. The deal is expected to complete at end-March. Dixons Carphone CEO Seb James said that the deal would allow the company to take advantage of emerging trends in the market, such as quad-play. The acquisition also includes the Voltz energy switching tool.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

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?



Categories: General
Companies: Dixons Carphone
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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

Accenture extends contract with Dixons Carphone

Published 18 Aug 2016 13:45 CET | United Kingdom
Accenture announced it has extended its contract with telecoms retail and services company Dixons Carphone to support its system ...

Dixons Carphone like-for-like FY sales lift 5%

Published 29 Jun 2016 11:27 CET | United Kingdom
Retailer Dixons Carphone said its like-for-like revenues rose 5 percent in its fiscal full year to end April to GBP 9.7 billion, ...

UK govt moves to make switching suppliers easier

Published 25 May 2016 14:19 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government plans to make it easier and quicker for consumers to switch provides across a range of sectors. The proposals ...

Dixons Carphone grows Q4 comparable sales 5%

Published 25 May 2016 09:22 CET | Europe
Retailer Dixons Carphone said its like-for-like revenues rose 5 percent in fiscal fourth quarter and pretax profit is now ...

UK MVNO iD launches first brand campaign

Published 25 Apr 2016 14:42 CET | United Kingdom
UK MVNO iD, owned by Carphone Warehouse, has launched its first brand campaign. This is a documentary-style content series called ...

Ofcom updates broadcast TV technical codes

Published 07 Apr 2016 16:18 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom is consulting on proposals to update and rationalise the broadcast TV technical codes to ensure that they are ...

Relevant to close Dixons shops, expand iCentre sales

Published 01 Mar 2016 09:39 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch retail chains Dixons will continue as an online-only shop. This follows the bankruptcy last October of Bas Holding, the ...

Sprint, Dixons Carphone to expand retail tie-up

Published 29 Feb 2016 18:53 CET | United States
US wireless carrier Sprint and UK-based mobile and consumer electronics retailer Dixons Carphone have announced a deal to form a ...

Dixons Carphone like-for-like sales up 5%

Published 26 Jan 2016 08:00 CET | United Kingdom
Dixons Carphone reported a strong finish to 2015, with like-for-like revenues up 5 percent year-on-year in the 10 weeks ended 9 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Oct Apple Event
19 Oct A1 Telekom Austria Q3 2021
19 Oct Tele2 Q3 2021
19 Oct Netflix Q3 2021
19 Oct Iridium Q3 2021
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
19 Oct Pixel Fall Launch
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
22 Oct Ericsson Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items