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German broadcast association calls for open access as condition for Vodafone-Unitymedia merger

Thursday 26 April 2018 | 15:26 CET | News
The German association for broadcasting and broadband communications FRK has welcomed reports of a proposed acquisition of German cable network operator Unitymedia by Vodafone as a "step towards market transparency and honesty". While the two companies have never been direct competitors on the German market, the FRK said it expects that competition regulators will thoroughly investigate the merger given that the resulting company will be able to deliver gigabit-speed internet to nearly 30 million households, a potential market share of 75 percent, said FRK president Heinz-Peter Labonte. The

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Countries: Germany
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