Telecoms

Mar 23: Vodafone and Telefonica to share networks

Vodafone and Telefónica have announced a wide ranging agreement to share mobile network infrastructure in Germany, Ireland, Spain and the UK, in a deal that should provide both companies with substantial cost savings. Andrew Parker, telecoms editor, talks to Daniel Garrahan about what the deal will involve and why Telefónica has made a U-turn on network sharing.