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Selling passive network assets: a tragic mistake for the telco?

Friday 6 December 2019 | 10:58 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
More and more operators are looking at selling off passive networks. This underlines not only the value of such networks, but also the advantages of structural separation. However, these sale and lease-back constructions carry a risk: what happens at the end of the lease with the costs, given the new owner has a monopoly? Hindsight may show this can end up being a tragic mistake. 

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