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Tele2, fibre operators likely bidders for Vodafone NL fixed business

Wednesday 3 August 2016 | 17:31 CET | Author: Corina Schultz, Tim Poulus | Market Commentary

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The European Commission has given the green light to the planned merger of Ziggo and Vodafone Netherlands. The two companies will be merged in a 50-50 joint venture, with a Vodafone executive becoming the CEO. The approval was not without conditions: Vodafone must sell its fixed business in the Netherlands. The ACM has also signalled it could reconsider wholesale cable access regulation.

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Companies: ACM / Caiway / CIF / Delta / European Commission / KPN / Tele2 / Telecompaper / UPC / Vodafone / VodafoneZiggo / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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