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About O2

O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited and is a leading communications company with over 23 million customers. O2 runs 2G and 3G networks and was the first to trial 4G/LTE, reaching speeds of over 100Mpbs, as well as owning half of Tesco Mobile. It also operates O2 Wifi, O2 Health, O2 Unify, O2 Media and has recently launched the O2 O2 employs over 11,000 people in the UK, has 450 retail stores and sponsors The O2, O2 Academy venues and the England rugby team. Telefónica UK Limited is part of Telefónica Europe plc which uses O2 as its commercial brand in the UK, Ireland, Slovakia, Germany and the Czech Republic and is a business division of Telefónica SA.

Win VIP tickets to see Adele at The O2

As part of our partnership with NSPCC, we’ve managed to get a full VIP suite at The O2 for the last night of Adele’s residency. And every day this week (28 March – 1 April), we’re giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets in exchange for a £5 donation to NSPCC which will … more »

O2 and Twitter give rugby fans across the globe the chance to see their tweet as part of the world's largest projection

O2 together with Twitter are handing over the world’s largest projection, on the world’s most successful music and entertainment venue, to fans across the globe in an ultimate celebration of rugby. Aimed to bring fans together to celebrate the unifying spirit of rugby, up to two thousand tweets will be showcased each evening from across … more »
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New O2 Academy venues announced

Three exciting new venues in London, Manchester and Birmingham have joined the family of O2 Academy branded venues across the UK. The three new venues will be renamed as O2 Institute Birmingham, O2 Forum Kentish Town and O2 Ritz Manchester, bringing the number of establishments in the partnership between Live Nation and O2 up to … more »

Samsung Galaxy S6 just got edgier.

Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge plus is coming soon. In April this year, Samsung launched their newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. The S6 was a natural evolution to their already-brilliant S series, but the S6 edge was the real showstopper. Featuring a new dual edge display which curves … more »

Happy birthday, Ricardo

By Vinnett Taylor Head of M2M and IoT Specialists  As a boy, Harry Ricardo once built a steam engine and added it to his bicycle. Today, 100 years after he turned his hobby into a business, Ricardo plc staff are taking a collection of the company’s most iconic vehicles around the world. All in the … more »

What type of cinema-goer are you? with O2 Priority

Everyone loves a trip to the cinema, but we all enjoy the cinema in our different ways – from the annoying popcorn cruncher to the wannabe film critic, and everything in between. Take our quiz below to find out where you sit at the cinema. And with O2 Priority offering 45% off tickets at Cineworld … more »