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Standard User baby_frogmella
(experienced) Sat 23-Mar-13 09:42:29
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Did Vodafone finally buy Cable & Wireless LLU?


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According to this on Demon's website, it shows Vodafone's Newbury address. So does that mean that Vodafone were successful in their bid to acquire C&W LLU network last year? Yet at the same time Demon state

"Bought by THUS in 1998, Demon is now part of the Cable&Wireless Worldwide family of businesses."

Perhaps C&W LLU is still allowed to exist but under Vodafone's ownership? What about Vodafone's ADSL2+ fixed line business broadband (link)...does that operate on BT 21CN service or C&W LLU ?

All very confusing frown

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Edited by baby_frogmella (Sat 23-Mar-13 09:53:07)

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Sat 23-Mar-13 11:17:20
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Re: Did Vodafone finally buy Cable & Wireless LLU?


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AFAIK the sale went ahead

So its vodafone, C&W and then Thus and then Demon

So the vodafone product (if that page is live) is probably a C&W LLU service, possible run as a white label service by Thus/Demon.

Though previously Vodafone did sell off its old fixed line broadband customer base, a year or so before buying C&W

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