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National regulators oppose EC remedies on E-Plus - report

Sunday 22 June 2014 | 18:25 CET | News
Only two of the 12 national competition regulators advising the European Commission on Telefonica's proposed takeover of E-Plus from KPN supported the remedies proposed by the EC, two unnamed officials told the Financial Times. At a recent meeting to review the European Commission proposal to approve the merger of the third and fourth largest mobile operators in Germany, only Sweden and Belgium voted in favour of the proposed conditions. Germany, Ireland, Austria, Italy and the UK voted against the remedies, which require Telefonica to lease network capacity to rivals. Five other countries

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