TalkTalk has entered into a new multi-year commercial MVNO agreement with Telefónica UK. In providing access to the latter’s 2G, 3G and 4G services, it should allow the telco to rapidly grow its recently launched quad-play business.
BSkyB is to officially change its name to Sky following the acquisitions of Sky Italia and a majority stake in Sky Deutschland, subject to shareholder approval at its AGM on November 21. The move will reflect the international nature of its business, serving 20 million customers in five countries.
Vodafone will launch domestic broadband and TV services in the UK next spring. Using infrastructure from the acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide two years ago, it plans to go head-to-head with those already offered by the likes of Sky, Virgin Media and BT.