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- About the BID
We're one of the world's leading mobile communications providers, operating in 26 countries and in partnership with networks in over 55 more. Across the world, we have almost 444 million customers and around 19.5 million in the UK. We made the first ever mobile phone call on 1 January 1985 from London to our Newbury HQ. Still located in Newbury, we now employ over 13,000 people across the UK. We currently have over 500 retail stores across the UK thanks to our retail expansion programme: this has created 1,400 more retail roles since 2014.