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France clears Iliad-Cellnex towers deal

Monday 2 September 2019 | 10:36 CET | News
France's competition regulator has authorised the acquisition by Spanish operator Cellnex Telecom of Iliad 7, the French operator's mobile towers subsidiary, without conditions. In a statement, France's anti-trust authority said the deal announced back in May is unlikely to affect competition in the market for hosting mobile telephony equipment in the country. "Given the existence of credible, current (including SFR's subsidiary Hivory and TDF) and potential alternatives, Cellnex will not have any incentive to increase hosting prices or degrade the quality of services provided to MNOs

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cellnex / Iliad
Countries: France / Italy / Switzerland
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