Network operator Telefónica has agreed to sell its Telefónica Ireland business, which trades as O2, to the Three subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa.
The deal is worth €850 million (£722 million), with €780 million paid when the deal is completed and a further €70 million paid if financial targets are met.
East London to receive double-speed 4G service from today
UK 4G mobile network EE has announced a partnership with East London tech hub Tech City.
It says this partnership will enable Tech City to become the best-connected tech hub in the world.
More of the same
Mark Bridge writes:
Another week, another couple of product announcements from Samsung. There appears to be no stopping them, despite a recent drop in the company’s share price.
This time it’s a couple of tablets – one of which runs both Android and Windows 8 – and a 20 megapixel camera that’s got a 4G-enabled Android device built in.