Competition and Markets Authority has made a request to the European Commission for it to refer the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2 to the UK regulator.
Liberty Global saw revenues decline by 4.5% in the second quarter as the TV and broadband operator felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Competition and Markets Authority is to ask the European Commission to take full control of the review into the merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s O2.
Sportsfans in Germany and Switzerland will soon be able to subscribe to DAZN directly through their mobile operator.
The Czech incumbent O2 reached 459,000 subscribers to its IPTV and OTT at the end of March.
Liberty Global and Telefónica are to create a 50/50 joint venture in the UK that will bring together Virgin Media and O2.
The Spanish owner of O2 has confirmed the mobile operator is in talks with the cable operator Virgin Media over the possible merger of their UK businesses.
Customers to the O2 mobile network will be able to enjoy Disney+ free for a period of six months.
The Czech Republic’s O2 TV gained over 100,000 subscribers in 2019.
The Czech Republic’s O2 TV ended June with 381,000 IPTV and OTT subscribers.