O2 rocking the UK market, Vodafone putting up a fight


O2 vs. Vodaphone The numbers for Q1 are in, and British carrier O2 is trouncing most competitors in the area. Total UK subscribers after Q1 total up to 67.5 million. Just for sense of scale, that’s more than twice the population of Canada. Egad. In terms of straight-up earnings, O2 pulled in £1,170 million, with runner-up Vodafone garnering an estimated £1,287 million. As for customers, Vodafone led with more than 600,000 net additions. Even though Vodafone’s been doing decently in the stock market, with O2 packing the Curve, it’ll be a little tougher for Vodafone to keep those customer numbers up.