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EC clears Orange, T-Mobile merger in UK

Monday 1 March 2010 | 15:54 CET | News
The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger of Orange UK and T-Mobile UK, after the two mobile operators agreed to conditions ensuring network access for the smallest operator 3 UK in the market. Orange and T-Mobile will also have to divest part of their 60MHz of spectrum in the 1800MHz band in order to go ahead with the merger creating the UK's largest mobile operator. The UK Office of Fair Trading said it was satisfied with the remedies and withdrew its request to review the deal after the mobile operators agreed to amend their network-sharing deal with 3. The commission said it

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / European Commission / Everything Everywhere (Orange UK ) / T-Mobile UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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