O2 and Virgin Media merger will create UK communications giant

O2 and Virgin Media are to merge into a one British isles communications huge able of supplying converged services that combine fixed and cellular connectivity.

As rumoured before this 7 days, guardian companies Telefonica and Liberty International have agreed to combine O2’s 4G and 5G infrastructure with Virgin Media’s ultrafast cable network into a joint-undertaking truly worth in excess of £31 billion.