European Communications – The UK gears up to embrace the quad squad

Bengt Nordström, CEO of Northstream, adds: “Mergers and acquisitions take time but it’s likely that this year we’ll see Vodafone make at least one more acquisition in order to become a fully converged operator in the UK.”

Ultimately Nordström suggests market forces mean the BT/EE and Three/O2 deals will go through, with wider implications for the rest of Europe. He explains: “The era of pure play mobile, fixed and cable operators is coming to an end, and the operator of the future will almost certainly be a converged operator.”

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