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Telia, Telenor Denmark merger to face in-depth investigation

Wednesday 8 April 2015 | 13:08 CET | News
The proposed merger of Telia and Telenor's mobile operations in Denmark will face an in-depth competition investigation, the European Commission announced. The two operators announced plans for the 50-50 joint venture in December and sought regulatory clearance from the EC. The commission said it's concerned that the new market leader would face insufficient competition from the two remaining operators, 3 Denmark and TDC. This could lead to higher prices and less innovation. The Commission now has 90 working days, until 19 August, to take a decision on the merger.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Denmark / European Commission / TDC / Telenor / Telenor Denmark / Telia / Telia Denmark
Countries: Denmark
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