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EC resumes Orange-Jazztel probe, sets new 01 June deadline

Wednesday 1 April 2015 | 09:22 CET | News
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The European Commission has resumed its investigation into Orange's proposed takeover of Spanish operator Jazztel, setting a new deadline of 01 June to decide on the merger. After temporarily suspending the probe last month as it awaited new information from the companies, the EC's competition authority has now confirmed on its website that it will continue its scrutiny for a further two months without disclosing any further details. According to Spanish press reports, Orange has agreed to transfer part of its network assets to a smaller Spanish operator to ease EC concerns about the

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Companies: European Commission / Jazztel / Orange
Countries: Spain
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