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EC says uncertain Tele2 NL future drove merger approval decision

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | 13:12 CET | News
The uncertain future of Tele2 as a standalone operator on the Dutch market was a key factor in the European Commission's decision to clear Tele2 NL's takeover by T-Mobile Netherlands, said Guillaume Loriot, director of the ICT unit at the DG Competition at the European Commission. Speaking at the ECTA conference in Brussels, Loriot said the decision to not impose remedies on the merger does not reflect a shift in the Commission's policy on telecom M&A, but the specific conditions of the Dutch case.  

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Companies: Com Hem / ECTA / European Commission / Tele2 / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands
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