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O2, TalkTalk respond to EC blocking O2/3 UK merger

Wednesday 11 May 2016 | 17:28 CET | News
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TalkTalk Group CEO Dido Harding has welcomed EC moves to block the proposed merger of 3 UK/O2 UK. In a statement, she said that this was the right outcome for UK mobile customers as reducing the number of mobile network operators from four to three would have resulted in higher prices and less competition. Harding also expressed hope that UK regulators would take an equally robust approach to the competition issues relating to the future of Openreach. O2, meanwhile, said that the business had continued to perform well during the EC's investigation and that it would remain focused on its

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / O2 UK / Openreach / TalkTalk
Countries: United Kingdom
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