Thursday, 27 January 2022

Virgin Media–O2 tie up to create 5,000 UK jobs

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 05 October 20

The £31 billion merger is set to create thousands of jobs, in part due to the continued rollout of 5G

The much-anticipated merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s UK wing, O2, is set to generate around 4,000 jobs, said the parent companies, noting that an additional 1,000 apprenticeship roles would be developed to help boost the future rollout of 5G.   Announced back in May, the £31 billion merger between O2 and Virgin Media is set to create a serious challenger for BT&rsquo…

The much-anticipated merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s UK wing, O2, is set to generate around 4,000 jobs, said the parent companies, noting that an additional 1,000 apprenticeship roles would be developed to help boost the future rollout of 5G.   Announced back in May, the £31 billion merger between O2 and Virgin Media is set to create a serious challenger for BT&rsquo…

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