O2 is a telecommunications company that provides its customers of broadband and mobile services. The company is known as Telefonica in Europe. However, it operates as O2 in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Slovakia and the Czeck Republic.
Its name, O2, was inspired by the idea that nowadays a mobile phone is as important as the oxigen. Although Telefonica was founded in 1924, O2 was created in 2001. Currently, the company is in the 6th place of the Best Companies to Work for 2008 List. Besides, O2’s quality has been reguarded with a three-star accreditation. Nowadays, the telecommunications company offers its services to more than 40 million customers. Only in the United Kingdom it has around 18.4 million customers.