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Fastweb asks EU court to block Wind-3 Italia merger

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 09:19 CET | News
Italian broadband provider Fastweb has lodged an appeal before the European Court of Justice requesting that the European Union's decision to approve the merger of Italian mobile operators Wind and 3 Italia be declared null and void. In September the EU gave the green light to the merger of Wind and 3 Italia after parent companies VimpelCom and CK Hutchison agreed to free up assets to help France's Iliad create a fourth network operator. However, in the 50-page statement of grounds seen by business daily Il Sole 24 Ore and website Cor.com, Fastweb argues that the EU's anti-trust authorities

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Fastweb / Iliad / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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