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EC rejects CNMC request to rule on Orange-Jazztel deal

Monday 26 January 2015 | 13:57 CET | News
The European Commission's competition authority has confirmed that it has rejected a request from Spain's telecoms market regulator CNMC to rule on Orange's proposed takeover of Spanish broadband operator Jazztel. "Given its extensive experience in assessing cases in this sector, [the Commission] is better placed to deal with the transaction and ensure consistency in the application of merger control rules in the fixed and mobile telecommunications sectors across the European Economic Area," said the EC in a statement. The Commission last week announced that it would give its decision by 30

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Companies: European Commission / Jazztel / Ono / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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