Medialaan to buy Mobile Vikings

Friday 20 November 2015 | 09:12 CET | News
The broadcaster Medialaan has agreed to buy Belgian MVNO Mobile Vikings. The sale is part of cable operator Telenet's concessions to the European Commission aimed at securing approval for its takeover of mobile operator Base from KPN. In addition to buying Base's 50 percent stake in Vikings, it will take over the customers of JIM Mobile, a MVNO tied to Medialaan's channel JIM. JIM Mobile was set up in 2010 under a branded partnership with Base. Following Telenet's acquisition of Base, the 'branded partner' agreement would still continue, but Base would transfer, within a period of maximum two

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Jim Mobile / KPN / Mobile Vikings / Telenet / VikingCo
Countries: Belgium
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