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Ofcom report finds 'disruptive' operators keep prices lower

Wednesday 16 March 2016 | 10:09 CET | News
An international comparison by UK regulator Ofcom has found that markets with "disruptive" operators tend towards lower prices. The report comparing 25 countries in the period 2010-2015 found that prices were 10.7-12.5 percent lower in countries with a disruptive player, that actively challenged the market dynamics, compared to markets without such an operator. In addition, the study found that prices are 7.3-9.2 percent lower in countries where there are a greater number of players. Combining these two variables suggests that prices could be between 17.2 and 20.5 percent lower on average in

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