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EE CEO confident of preliminary CMA approval of EE-BT merger

Wednesday 21 October 2015 | 16:04 CET | News
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EE CEO Olaf Swantee is confident that the company's planned merger with BT will be approved by the Competitions and Market Authority (CMA) during a preliminary ruling in two weeks. BT filed for CMA approval in May. Swantee told Mobile News, "We expect the CMA to support the project because we don't rremove an operator from the market so we're not reducing competition in the mobile space." The deal has faced opposition from rivals who claim it will harm competition. Swantee said there was still quite some time to go and that integration is not expected to start until after the first quarter of

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Companies: BT / EE
Countries: United Kingdom
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