Virgin Media/O2 merger on course for mid-2021, says Fries

The merger of Virgin Media and O2 is on course, Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries has said.

Writing to investors in the company’s year-end earnings, the chief exec said that “we are making very positive progress with the UK regulator on the joint venture between Virgin Media and Telefonica’s O2, and continue to anticipate a mid-21 closing.”

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