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Deutsche Telekom eyes KPN in quest for pan-European operator

Monday 19 January 2015 | 14:43 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Deutsche Telekom has shown interest in bidding for KPN, according to Reuters. Last autumn, the German operator considered making an offer for its Dutch counterpart. However, the plans were shelved pending completion of its sale of EE to BT in the UK. Once that deal is completed, the company may reconsider the idea. DT is reportedly interested in expanding to neighbouring countries. KPN's share price rose 5 percent after the report. Other media however reported that DT is not interested in the Dutch company.

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Companies: Altice Europe / America Movil / BT / Deutsche Telekom / EE / E-Plus / iBasis / Iliad / KPN / Liberty Global / Telefonica / Telefonica Deutschland / T-Mobile Netherlands
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