O2 is a leading provider of mobile services, mobile phones and broadband to consumers and businesses in the UK. It is the leader in non-voice services; including text, media messaging, music and video, as well as data connections via GPRS, 3G and WLAN.
O2 UK is part of the wider O2 group which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telefonica S.A. O2 comprises mobile network operators in the UK and Ireland, along with integrated fixed/mobile businesses in Germany, the Czech Republic (Telefonica O2 Czech Republic) and the Isle of Man (Manx Telecom). It also owns 50% of the Tesco Mobile and Tchibo Mobilfunk joint venture businesses in the UK and Germany respectively.
In addition, O2 includes O2 Airwave which supplies secure digital communications to the emergency services; including the Police, Ambulance and Fire, as well as other public safety organisations.
O2 was formed in 2001 following the de-merger from British Telecom of its former mobile business, BT Wireless.
Blueroom barThe Blueroom bar is located within The O2 arena. This VIP bar is exclusive to O2 customers attending events at The O2 arena. O2 customers can gain access to this exclusive area by simply texting a short code to then receive a bar-coded mobile ticket for entry. O2 has a proud history of supporting the best music and putting our customers in the best place to enjoy their music. We've treated our customers like VIPs in Bluerooms at the O2 Wireless Festival, O2 & Xfm Live Sessions, the O2 NME Rock and Roll Riot Tour and a whole load of other exclusive music events. With the launch of the Blueroom bar we have established a permanent VIP lounge for O2 customers at the best entertainment venue in Europe.
Customer benefitsThe O2 brings a selection of benefits to O2 customers, including access to exclusive Priority pre sale tickets for your favourite gigs and exclusive music content. At the venue, O2 gives customers the chance to upgrade their seats, jump the queues through the fast track queuing system and access the Blueroom bar for a true VIP experience. Keep your eye on the Blueroom website for more info o2priority.co.uk.