IBM has signed a strategic multi-year agreement with Telefónica to use IBM intelligent automation software and services to implement UNICA Next – Telefónica's first-ever, cloud-native, 5G core network platform.
A new charity initiative, Concerts for Carers, has launched today, with the support of founding partner O2, to provide NHS staff and paid Care workers access to free tickets to live events all across the UK as a means of promoting their mental health and wellbeing.
O2 Business has launched Spatial Insights, a new technology that uses video analytics and Artificial Intelligence to provide a slick and efficient experience for customers in retail stores and other public spaces.
O2 has released new research showing an expected surge in mobile data traffic along the UK’s main motorways this bank holiday. Over a third of cars on the roads will have more than 3 mobile devices at any time and a quarter of drivers will rely on mobile phones and tablets to keep passengers entertained on staycation road trips by streaming video and music.
Microsoft and O2 are working on a proof-of-concept (PoC) designed to explore the benefits of on-premise Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) within a Private 5G Network, focusing on security and low latency - a new innovation in the UK.
O2 has teamed up with livestream business Driift to offer customers access to Glastonbury Presents: Live at Worthy Farm through Priority. The exclusive offer gives customers the opportunity to get tickets to the must see music event, on O2.
O2 launched their greenest-ever Priority rewards campaign Thursday as part of its commitment to become the UK’s first net zero mobile network operator, by 2025. Launching to coincide with Earth Day on 22nd April, the O2 vs CO2 campaign aims to drive awareness of O2’s environmental ambitions and encourage others to make more sustainable choices.
O2 has launched a series of sustainability-focused rewards, available exclusively in the O2 Priority app and website, offering O2 customers the opportunity to reward themselves and save money while still making greener choices that benefit the environment.
O2 is expanding its partnership with charity Hubbub, with the aim of donating 1,500 devices and 12 months of free connectivity to digitally excluded people across Glasgow.
The £31 billion merger between Virgin Media and O2 has been provisionally cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), after it found the deal was unlikely to lead to reduced competition or higher prices for wholesale mobile services.