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EC unsure about Telefonica, Digital+ deal - report

Monday 24 November 2014 | 14:59 CET | News
Telefonica's proposed takeover of Spanish pay-TV platform Digital+ has hit a stumbling block after the European Commission highlighted several antitrust issues in a preliminary assessment of the deal. Although the EC is allowing Spain's telecoms regulator CNMC to investigate the takeover, Spanish business daily Expansion said the Commission's document confirming the transfer of competency to the national regulator contained several warnings that the transaction could have competitive implications. "The Commission considers, on a preliminary basis, that the proposed transaction is likely to

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Digital+ / European Commission / Prisa / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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