8/18/2008 12:09:00 PM
O2 takes 4,000 Vodafone and Orange business connections
O2 has taken 4,000 business connections from Orange and Vodafone
after winning a contract with Homeserve plc, a provider of home emergency
The operator will provide voice and mobile data services in a three-year deal.
As part of the service, O2 will route calls via a virtual private network to
help reduce call costs for Homeserve.
Homeserve said that O2’s ‘excellent’ UK network coverage was a ‘significant’ factor
in its selection as a mobile partner.
Ben Dowd, business sales director at O2 UK, said
of the deal: ‘Mobile technology can be used for so much more than simple
'As a business, customer service is at our core and we are
delighted to be working with Homeserve to help them provide the very best
service to their customers.’