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Started by: ripply
On: 26/08/2012 | 19:50
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by: ripply
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:50
My friend says giffgaff is owned by O2 but I thought they just used their network and giffgaff was owned by it's members. Could someone tell me if this is true?
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by: darrenpainter
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:51
Giffgaff is a subsidiary company of Telefonica, who also own o2
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by: badgerhud
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:51
Kind of. Giffgaff is owned by Telefonika, Telefonika own o2!
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by: darrenpainter
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:51
Giffgaff is a subsidiary company of Telefonica, who also own o2
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by: jumbo4
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:51

02 and giffgaff are owned by another consortium,

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by: richierich007
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:51
telefonica owns o2 and giffgaff both
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by: smaugsbane
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:52

giffgaff is owned by Telefonica UK, which trades as O2 UK.  Telefonica UK is owned by Telefonica in Spain.

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by: abihussain
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:52
Giffgaff and 02 are both owned by a company called Telefonica Smiley Happy
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by: gaffout
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:52 edited: 26/08/2012 | 19:53
Subsidiary
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 25 November 2009

Founder(s) Gav Thompson
Headquarters Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Area served United Kingdom
Key people Mike Fairman (CEO)
Richard Apletree (CFO)[1]
Products Mobile telecommunications products and services
Employees 20+
Parent Telefonica UK Limited
Website giffgaff.com
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by: bwayne
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:53
Yes your friend is right.
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by: backdrifters
on: 26/08/2012 | 19:53
Parent company of both is Telefonica
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