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Minister: no concerns about Liberty takeover of Ziggo

Thursday 30 January 2014 | 10:38 CET | News
Existing laws and regulations will ensure the public interest is maintained in the event the merger of cable operators Ziggo and UPC goes ahead, said economic affairs minister Henk Kamp in a letter to parliament. If a new national cable operator is created, it will have to work in line with existing rules, and the regulator ACM or the European Commission will decide on the consequences for the merged group and the market, he said. The parliamentary committee on economic affairs had asked for the minister's opinion on the proposed merger. He said the regulatory authorities would impose

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Companies: ACM / European Commission / KPN / Liberty Global / UPC / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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