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TDC may bid for Com Hem to avoid Telia takeover - report

Friday 20 January 2017 | 13:11 CET | News
Telia Company is considering an approach to Danish operator TDC, sources told Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri, according to an article on its website. TDC will attempt to dodge the takeover by making a bid for Swedish broadband company Com Hem, claimed di.se. This would then prevent Telia from buying TDC on competition grounds.

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Companies: Com Hem / TDC
Countries: Denmark / Sweden
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