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CMA provisionally clears BT takeover of EE

Wednesday 28 October 2015 | 10:02 CET | News
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the acquisition of EE by BT. After examining different markets - including the supply of retail mobile, wholesale mobile, mobile backhaul, wholesale broadband and retail fixed broadband services - the CMA has provisionally concluded that the merger is not expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition (SLC) in any market in the UK. John Wotton, Inquiry Chair, said that the UK retail mobile market is competitive and as BT is a smaller mobile operator, the merger is unlikely to have a significant effect on

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