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ITSPA concerned about wholesale UK mobile market

Friday 15 January 2016 | 15:04 CET | News
ITSPA, UK trade association for VoIP and next generation communication service providers, has expressed major concern for the future health of the UK mobile market after the merger of BT and EE was formally approved by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). ITSPA chairman Eli Katz said that the competitiveness of the UK mobile market was a serious concern and threatened to harm consumers and inhibit UK growth. He added that ITSPA members believe their is a highly restrictive wholesale market which hampers the ability of new players to compete in the market.

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Companies: BT / EE
Countries: United Kingdom
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