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EC raises price concerns over Wind-3 Italia merger

Tuesday 16 February 2016 | 10:10 CET | News
The European Commission's antitrust authority has raised concerns about possible price rises in the Italian market that may result from the proposed merger of Wind and 3 Italia (H3G), the Italian subsidiaries of VimpelCom and Hutchison Whampoa. In a questionnaire sent to rival companies and seen by Reuters, the EU's antitrust watchdog asks whether a merger of would drive up prices for consumers. "In your view, would the transaction have an impact on the aggressiveness of the combined H3G/WIND entity on the Italian retail mobile telecommunications market or some of its segments (compared to

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Companies: 3 Italia / European Commission / H3G / Hutchison Whampoa / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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