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EU set top open in-depth investigation of Unitymedia-Vodafone merger – report

Monday 10 December 2018 | 12:36 CET | News
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Unitymedia has a cable monopoly in North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and Baden Wurttemberg, while Vodafone is active in the other 13 federal states, after it bought the Kabel Deutschland in 2013 and also uses DSL and fibre infrastructure to compete in other areas.   

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Tele Columbus / Unitymedia / Vodafone
Countries: Germany
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