Network consolidation: good for telcos – better for customers?

The Vodafone-Three merger is on – provided the pair can convince regulators that the deal will not stifle competition in the UK telecoms market. Do network consolidations mean better service for customers, or does fewer providers guarantee higher bills?

What will the name of the UK’s newest, biggest telco be – Vodathree, Threedafone, or Vodafon3?

Yes, Vodafone and Three have agreed on their long-gestating merger, creating the UK’s largest mobile operator with around 28 million customers – provided that regulatory authorities approve.

Cerillion plc (LON:CER) is a leading provider of billing, charging and customer management systems with more than 20 years’ experience delivering its solutions across a broad range of industries including the telecommunications, finance, utilities and transportation sectors.

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