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Spain supports consolidation of European telecoms operators

Monday 24 February 2014 | 16:04 CET | News
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Spain's industry minister, Jose Manuel Soria, has insisted that the government strongly supports a consolidation of European telecoms operators, even if it results in the acquisition of Spanish operators such as Ono and Jazztel by multinational companies such as Vodafone and Orange. During his appearance at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Soria stressed that industry consolidation was "unavoidable" if European operators wanted to compete with their Asian and US counterparts. "It will remain complicated for us in Europe as long as we have over 80 operators compared to the three major

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Companies: Jazztel / Ono / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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