EE said its decision not to renew its contract, which ran until September , was in part driven by uncertainty over the long-term viability of Phones 4u. This means you set the amount you or your family spend every month. Scroll down to see some of the work we have done. It said on Monday it was hopeful that it will be able to pay all the outstanding wage arrears but that this was dependent on accessing funds to pay for the costs of the business.
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Phones 4u's collapse into administration has put a total of 5, jobs at risk but there were reports today that network operators Vodafone and EE are in talks to buy parts of the business, which has standalone outlets. Dixons Carphone said in a tweet today: The company has recently begun rolling out Currys and PC World stores with Carphone Warehouse concessions, allowing customers to buy products ranging from a toaster to the latest smartphone under one roof.
A corporate restructuring team from PwC is currently in talks with parties who may be interested in acquiring all or part of the business. The stores have remained closed while those talks take place. It said on Monday it was hopeful that it will be able to pay all the outstanding wage arrears but that this was dependent on accessing funds to pay for the costs of the business. EE and the other network operators were accused of a ''co-ordinated attempt to kill off'' the retailer after their failure to renew contracts left the company with no option but to call in administrators.
Vodafone said it rejected any suggestion that it behaved inappropriately during its negotiations with Phones 4u and indicated that the private equity-owned firm's debt repayment schedule hampered the discussions.
EE said its decision not to renew its contract, which ran until September , was in part driven by uncertainty over the long-term viability of Phones 4u. Its decision triggered the collapse of Phones 4u as it left the retailer without a single network partner. PwC partner Rob Hunt said: We would like to wish the transferring staff all the best in their new roles.
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2 reviews of Phones 4U "I had given up on the main phone shops and called here on off chance as it was 3 months before my upgrade. I got a fantastic deal on the phone I wanted, straight away and walked out delighted. Service was excellent, 3/52 Yelp reviews. Phones 4u, Belfast. 5 likes · 16 were here. Mobile Phone Shop/5(58). About Phones 4u. Having started life in , Phones 4u has grown from a single shop to become one of the leading independent mobile phone retailers on the high street.