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Report: Telefónica favours keeping O2 UK after failed Hutchison sale

Telefónica could now decide to keep O2 UK rather than seek a new buyer or list the unit on the stock market according to Bloomberg.

Reports: Sky could play key role in future O2 UK, Wind Italy deals

The Sky group could play a pivotal role in future deals both for O2 in the UK and Wind in Italy, according to reports.

Report: O2 UK CEO considers £8.5B MBO for former CK Hutchison target

O2 UK could be the subject of an £8.5 billion (€10.7 billion/$12.2 billion) management buyout following the collapse of CK Hutchison's bid for the mobile operator, according to the Telegraph.

Three is no longer a magic number in EU telecoms

Unless you have, as the well-worn saying goes, been holidaying in Mars in recent days you will no doubt be aware that there is one unhappy businessman in Hong Kong. Li Ka-shing, the chairman of CK Hutchison, has been foiled in his attempt to create a new mobile monster after the European Commission decided to block his plan to buy O2 UK and merge it with Three UK.

EC blocks proposed O2/Three UK merger; CK Hutchison considers legal challenge

The European Commission (EC) confirmed it will block CK Hutchison's plan to buy O2 UK and merge it with Three UK, citing competition concerns as its reason.

EE pledges to extend 4G coverage to 95% of UK landmass by 2020

EE, the UK-based mobile operator recently acquired by BT, has pledged to cover 95 per cent of the UK landmass with its 4G network by 2020 in an effort to reduce the number of mobile broadband "not spots" around the country.

Ovum: Popularity of quad-play 'damaging' for pure-play mobile operators

Ovum said the popularity of quad-play services in Europe has been damaging for pure-play mobile operators, which tend to be the smallest operators in their respective markets.

Report: Telefónica mulls plan B as UK merger proposal wobbles

Telefónica is considering alternative options to the planned sale of its O2 UK business to CK Hutchison, as hopes that the European Commission will approve the merger proposal continue to recede.

Vodafone UK, EE perform poorly in Which? customer service poll as MVNOs shine

Vodafone and EE are not coming up to scratch when it comes to the quality of their customer services, with the latest in a regular poll by Which? placing them in joint 10th position for overall customer satisfaction and ranking them just ahead of international calls provider Lebara.

Report: CK Hutchison failing to convince EU regulators over O2 takeover

CK Hutchison has not been able to convince European Union antitrust regulators that its deal to buy O2 UK will be of benefit to the market, with reports saying the proposed £10.25 billion (€12.8 billion/$14.5 billion) transaction is expected to be formally blocked within weeks.