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T-Mobile NL can survive without merger, standalone Tele2 future less certain

Monday 8 October 2018 | 12:00 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
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A decision is expected by the end of November on the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 Netherlands, which would reduce the Dutch market to three mobile operators. We see a good change that T-Mobile will come up with an acceptable remedy to allieviate the European Commission's competition concerns. But what if it doesn't and the merger is blocked? We look here at the implications for both operators in such a scenario, as well as for the Dutch market and the telecom industry in general. T-Mobile is likely to continue along the same path, and Tele2 will need to step up its game, while the

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom / EQT Infrastructure / Simpel / Tele2 / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands
Countries: Europe / Netherlands
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