Networks EE, owned by Orange and Deutsche Telekom , Telefonica’s O2, Vodafone and Hutchison’s Three will extend guaranteed voice and text coverage to 90 percent of the country by 2017

Britain’s mobile phone network operators have agreed to spend £5 billion improving basic service coverage in rural areas where consumers cannot get a(...)

“BT have done a fantastic job in the last five years,” a telecoms industry executive said about the group which was still on its knees in 2008 and 2009 with two major profit warnings

BT’s move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services c(...)

‘What I would really like to do at this stage is cancel Vodafone and move back to Eircom,’ says our reader

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Vodafone’s figures are not from a rebirth of its commercial verve but a change in the way its figures are reported

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Cast members  from Sky 1’s hit comedy ‘Moone Boy’: David Rawle, Deirdre O’Kane and Sarah White. The cost of Sky’s basic television packages will increase from next February

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There had long been rumours of a Government Communications Headquarters-run surveillance network called Echelon, that was tapping into phone and now, internet traffic

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Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham

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Vodafone is looking at options for the future of its British mobile business. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Vodafone is looking at options for the future of its British mobile business, including the combination of a rival group, in reaction to the takeover (...)

BT said it was in preliminary talks for two companies and identified only Telefónica-owned O2 as a target. Photograph: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg
Companies named as BT targets

BT Group plc is in talks to buy Telefónica SA’s O2 unit or another mobile phone company to expand its wireless offering in the UK and complement its b(...)

Emmet Savage and John Tyrrell of Rubicoin aim to offer a jargon-free investing experience. Photograph: Tony Kinlan

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