VMED O2 UK Limited
TypeJoint venture
Founded1 June 2021; 48 days ago (2021-06-01)
HeadquartersLondon, England, UK
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Lutz Schüler (CEO)

Virgin Media O2 (legally VMED O2 UK Limited) is a British mass media and telecommunications company based in London, England. The company was formed in June 2021 as a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica through the merger of their respective Virgin Media and O2 UK businesses.[1][2][3]

It is one of the largest entertainment and telecommunications operators in the United Kingdom, with around 47 million customers in 2021.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Harris, Jamie (1 June 2021). "Virgin Media O2 pledges to create 'unbeatable choice' as merged brand launches". The Independent. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  2. ^ Warrington, James (1 June 2021). "Virgin Media O2 promises market shake-up after £31bn merger". City A.M. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  3. ^ "VMED O2 UK LIMITED - Overview (free company information from Companies House)". find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk.
  4. ^ "Virgin Media and O2 'blockbuster' merger provisionally approved". BBC News. 14 April 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2021.