Tag: Three

Three and Vodafone to merge, deal yet to be approved

This morning, it has been revealed that two UK mobile network operators, Vodafone and Three are planning on a merger, set to be worth around £15 billion. This deal follows on from the recent deal O2 and Virgin Media completed in 2021 which saw the two companies become one, sharing resources. If this deal is approved, Vodafone will own 51% of Three and Three will own 49% of Vodafone. The […]

EE and Three are bringing 4G and 5G to the London Underground

EE and Three will become the first two carriers in the UK to offer 4G and 5G coverage on the London underground, which is the result of many years testing and preparation. Both networks have signed a deal with BAI Communications, the company which is constructing the network infrastructure throughout the tubes and stations. Both Three and EE will be able to provide network connectivity to customers when on platforms […]

Three UK is bringing EU roaming charges back

UK carrier, Three has announced that it is going to start charging for EU roaming. Ever since the UK left the EU in December 2020 UK carriers can charge customers again for phone usage when visiting Europe, so long as they were “transparent and reasonable rates.” Before Brexit, UK customers had no worries when visiting other EU countries, since 2017 roaming charges weren’t in place. When Brexit was being ironed […]

Three is looking to buy O2 for £10.25 billion

A rumour about this appeared not long ago, but now the deals real. Hutchison Whampoa is looking to buy O2 from Telefonica. Hutchison Whampoa is a Hong-Kong based company which owns Three UK and it has revealed that its has had some “exclusive negations” with Telefonica to buy the UK mobile network, O2 for £10.25 billion. The actual deal isn’t complete, but the UK mobile network market is seeing a big […]