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UPC merger 'makes sense' in Swiss market - CEO

Monday 3 September 2018 | 16:35 CET | News
Outgoing CEO of Swiss cable operator UPC Eric Tveter said he is in favour of merging UPC with another player on the Swiss telecoms market, saying consolidation would "make sense" on the Swiss market with its four full-service providers, reported Broadband TV News. While UPC is "well equipped" for an independent future, the company is also looking into various "strategic options", said Tveter. 

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