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Caribbean operators UTS, TelEm renew merger talks

Monday 27 March 2017 | 10:56 CET | News
Curacao-based operator United Telecommunication Services (UTS) has revived the possibility of merging with St Maarten's TelEm Group after the heads of the two companies met at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last month. Local newspaper The Daily Herald reported that the negotiations were confirmed by Sint Maarten prime minister William Marlin, who told parliament that a business plan on the proposed merger was being drawn up. If successful, the operation would see the government of Sint Maarten become the majority shareholder with 60 percent of the newly merged company via TelEm,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TelEm Group / UTS
Countries: Caribbean
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