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BnA could force E-Plus, O2 to give up some frequencies

Monday 5 August 2013 | 16:28 CET | News
[Update] Germany's Federal Network Agency (BnA) is considering whether O2 and E-Plus will have to give up some of their frequencies if they proceed with their merger, reports German newspaper 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' (FAZ). The regulator believes that their GSM licences as well as their UMTS licences are tied to their competitive independence. According to letters sent to E-Plus CEO Thorsten Dirks and Telefonica Germany CEO Rene Schuster, and seen by the FAZ, the regulator warns it could revoke their frequency allocation in an extreme case. BNA will examine the merger proposal and and

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Companies: E-Plus / Telefonica Germany
Countries: Germany
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