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MVNO Simpel can play key role in conditions for T-Mobile/Tele2 merger

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | 14:55 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 Netherlands still needs approval from regulatory authorities. While it's as yet unclear whether the Dutch regulator ACM or the European Commission will take the decision, the deal is likely to face conditions for competition clearance, as both the Dutch government and the EU have previously opposed reductions in the number of national mobile operators from four to three. However, they could consider it more important that a third, strong player on the multiplay market is created in the Netherlands. Our analysis of the possible regulatory conditions

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Simpel / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands
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