Virgin Media and O2 pledge to create 4,000 jobs if merger is approved null

The parent companies of O2 and Virgin Media have pledged to create 4,000 jobs and 1,000 apprenticeships if the proposed £31 billion merger of the two organisations receives regulatory approval.

At the time the transaction was announced, Telefonica (O2) and Liberty Global (Virgin Media) pledged to invest £10 billion in network infrastructure and services without revealing too many details.