O2, who are owned by the Spanish company Telefonica, has announced a delay to the launch of its broadband services in the UK and Germany. Originally the plan was to launch a service in Spring 2007. For those wanting to read more on this, in particular the situation in Germany, visit uk.reuters.com
O2/Telefonica are citing the products not being ready as the reason for the delay. Telefonica already has a presence in the UK via Be who it purchased for £50 million. Be has provided ADSL2+ services in parts of the UK since May 2005 via its network of unbundled exchanges.