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Will the Netherlands become a market of just 3 large operators?

Thursday 18 February 2016 | 15:58 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The proposed merger of Vodafone Netherlands and Ziggo in a 50/50 joint venture will have consequences for the wider European telecom market. In line with the convergence of fixed and mobile services, the consolidation of the Dutch market is likely to be continued in other countries. The Netherlands may eventually become a market with just three large operators. To maintain a competitive market, regulators will need to work on ensuring a healthy wholesale market - an access to only KPN's network will not likely be enough. 

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Categories: General
Companies: CanalDigitaal / KPN / Liberty Global / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands / Vodafone / VodafoneZiggo / Ziggo / Ziggo Mobiel
Countries: Europe / Netherlands
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