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German regulator wants to examine O2, E-Plus merger

Wednesday 20 November 2013 | 16:52 CET | News
Germany's Federal Cartel Office has lodged an application to the European Commission requesting that the Telefonica Germany/E-Plus merger case be referred to the German competition authority. Federal Cartel Office President Andreas Mundt said the case required an in-depth examination of whether the merger would harm competition in the German mobile market. The application has the approval of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Telefonica applied at end-October to the European Commission for clearance of the merger. The EC has set a deadline of 20 December to decide on whether to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: E-Plus / European Commission / KPN / Telefonica Germany
Countries: Germany
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