GSMA says mobile mergers good for consumers

Monday 8 December 2014 | 15:41 CET | News
More mergers in the European mobile industry could lead to benefits for consumers, according to a report by Frontier Economies for the industry group GSMA. The report was developed in response to recent debate on the effect of consolidation on European mobile market performance. The report examines how the impact of mergers can ultimately lead to consumer benefits such as lower unit prices, enhanced quality of service and greater coverage in remote communities. It called on regulators to focus more on the economies of scale created from mergers and how this can increase operators' capacity

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