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EC opens in-depth investigation of O2-3 UK merger

Monday 2 November 2015 | 08:31 CET | News
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into Hutchison's acquisition of O2 UK. The Commission said it's concerned that the merger of O2 and 3 UK could lead to higher prices, less choice and reduced innovation for mobile customers in the UK. The merger of O2 and 3 would create the UK's largest mobile operator and reduce the market from four network operators to three. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / European Commission / O2 UK / Telefonica
Countries: United Kingdom
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