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EC postpones Wind-3 Italia decision to 08 September

Thursday 9 June 2016 | 11:46 CET | News
The European Commission has announced a further extension to its investigation into the proposed merger of Wind and 3 Italia, the Italian subsidiaries of VimpelCom and Hutchison Whampoa. The Commission's anti-trust authority will now issue its decision on 08 September rather than 18 August, reports Reuters, citing EC spokesman Ricardo Cardoso. European competition regulators are conducting an in-depth probe of the proposed deal due to concerns that it could lead to higher prices and less choice for mobile customers in Italy.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Digicel / European Commission / Fastweb / Hutchison Whampoa / Iliad / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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