Getting back into mobile might make a lot of sense for the telecoms giant, says analyst.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 115
The planned E-Plus merger with O2 would create one of Germany's largest mobile networks
The UK government, O2, Vodafone and EE will test two mobile emergency alert systems that target messages to specific locations.
The O2 and E-Plus tie-up is set to create Germany's largest mobile customer base, but still faces regulatory hurdles.
With purchase, Telefonica will expand its O2 business and take aim at big German mobile players Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone.
The telco, which used to be a mobile player before it sold O2 to Telefónica in 2005, will take part in the upcoming 4G spectrum auction. It is quite likely, though, that it wants the airwaves to provide a wireless alternative to fixed-line broadband.
The mobile operator and Irish IT partner IBM lost a tape that may contain some personal customer data, O2 has revealed more than a year after the incident occurred.
Ofcom has finalised the rules of the upcoming spectrum auction process that will allow O2, Vodafone, Three and other operators to introduce their own mobile 4G services.
Mobile operator O2 Germany went public today - earning its Spanish parent Telefonica around €1.45bn and marking one of the biggest stock market floats in years for the country.
Orange and T-Mobile parent EE, Three, Vodafone and O2 parent Telefonica are pooling forces to make sure digital TV services are cleared in the 800MHz band so that 4G LTE in the spectrum can go ahead as planned.
O2, along with other UK mobile operators, is in discussions with regulators about how to clear the 800MHz airwaves sooner than scheduled to enable it launch its own 4G service.
Everything Everywhere, Vodafone and O2 have won unconditional approval from the European Commission for their mobile payments joint venture, despite complaints from Three, Google and others.
Mobile customers who were left without service will get money off their bills in September, and all O2 customers will get a £10 voucher, the operator has said
O2 has confirmed it is suffering a network outage, which has left thousands of mobile users across the U.K. cut off -- turning phones into nothing more than expensive paperweights.
The Metropolitan Police Service is giving mobile fingerprint scanners to its officers, to use on those suspected of or wanted for criminal offences.The Met said on Wednesday that it was deploying 350 of the 'MobileID' devices in the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Newham, Westminster, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets, Brent, Croydon, Islington, Camden, Hackney and Haringey.
O2 has launched a mobile payments app called O2 Wallet, which will compete with Barclays' Pingit service.O2 Wallet, released on Thursday morning, is available for Android, iOS and BlackBerry devices.
Phone operator Giffgaff's network suffered an outage on Friday and at the time of writing the company had restored data, but not voice capability, to customers.GiffGaff, a mobile virtual network operator that piggyback's on O2's network, first acknowledged the problems at 10:18am in a post on its forum.
O2 has fixed a bug in the way it handles mobile broadband traffic that saw its customers unwittingly exposing their mobile phone numbers to website owners.The operator apologised for the apparent glitch on Wednesday, saying it had been caused by technical changes made during routine maintenance.
Privacy campaigners have accused O2 of a 'serious mistake' after it emerged that customers surfing the web from their phones are unwittingly sending site owners their mobile numbers
Mobile network operator O2 has launched a leasing scheme designed to target consumers and small businesses that want to use the latest Apple iPhone but without commiting to a long-term contract.The company announced the 'O2 Lease' scheme, which is available to business and consumers, on Saturday.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 2 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 3 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 4 Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8
- 5 Review: Tile Bluetooth tag (verdict: Great)