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haled1
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ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

I know they run on o2 network & why are there posts saying that giffgaff reception is so good 

we know they are a mnvo and a very good one at that?

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stephenmiller
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

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Yes they're completely owned by O2

 

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Sorry I didn't really get the rest of the question

mzone
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

No they are owned by Telefonica who also own O2 :smileywink:
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stephenmiller
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

They are actually owned by O2 UK, I'll find you the proof in a second

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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

(giffgaff) It operates as a mobile virtual network operator using the O2/Telefónica network

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nosh
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

No They r not run by 02 buh they help their business too
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

Read the bottom of this link
http://giffgaff.com/index/us
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zippygeorgebungle
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

They are not owned directly by o2 uk. They are owned by telefonica uk whom own o2 uk also. Its an umberella group.
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

they use o2 network they are both owned by telefonica
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stephenmiller
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Re: ARE GIFFGAFF OWNED BY O2

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Wikipedia - owned by Telefonica O2 UK LTD http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giffgaff

 

An advertisement for a post at Giffgaff from the O2 website http://www.o2careers.co.uk/business_areas/customer_directorate/customer_directorate.php

 

listings on companies house that show Giffgaff and O2 have the same head office address http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk/5cd42c1e3515340f4b9565e190b6383d/compdetails

http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk/c7826da22e9a95a884368ad2b5e0e08b/compdetails

 

the Linkedin page of Gav Thompson, founder of Giffgaff and currently head of brand innovation at O2 http://uk.linkedin.com/in/gavthompson

 

Sorry, brand strategy was Gavs previos role