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Orange-Jazztel deal would be positive for sector - Soria

Tuesday 16 September 2014 | 12:21 CET | News
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Orange's EUR 3.4 billion offer to acquire Spanish broadband operator Jazztel is part of a positive process of consolidation of the country's telecoms operators, according to Spain's industry minister Jose Manuel Soria. In an interview on Spain's RNE radio network, Soria said the deal would be in line with the consolidation that the government defends both in Spain and in Europe as a whole, with a view to creating a market with fewer "but far stronger" operators able to make the infrastructure investments that the sector needs. Echoing comments made at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in

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Companies: Jazztel / Orange
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