The proposed O2–Virgin Media merger will significantly increase the level of fixed–mobile convergence in the UK
On 7 May 2020, Telefónica and Liberty Global agreed, subject to regulatory approval, to merge their UK operations in a 50:50 joint venture. The proposed merger will create a second converged operator in the UK market and is likely to increase pressure on standalone players.
In this podcast, Analyst, Simon Lumb explores the strategic reasons driving the merger and explains how it is likely to affect fixed–mobile convergence retail offers in the UK retail market in future.
The associated article can be found here.