Cautious welcome to Arqiva purchase

BECTU has given a cautious welcome to the news that Arqiva has acquired National Grid Wireless for 2.5bn.

National Grid Wireless (formerly Crown Castle UK and Gridcom) is the domestic transmission arm of BBC television and radio and is one of the biggest providers of infrastructure to mobile telecommunications operators in the UK.

For more details see bectu.org.uk

3 April 2007