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Virgin slams CMA decision to approve BT, EE deal

Wednesday 25 November 2015 | 10:44 CET | News
Virgin Media has accused the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of conducting an 'extraordinary flawed analysis' before approving the takeover of EE by BT, reports The Telegraph. In a new submission to the competition watchdog, Virgin claims that the competition watchdog's analysis 'materially understated' the threat to competition and consumers when it gave provisional approval to the deal without any restrictions protecting virtual networks. Virgin runs MVNO Virgin Mobile used wholesale capacity from EE. Virgin believes the CMA has failed to properly consider the possibility of

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Companies: BT / EE / Virgin Media / Virgin Mobile
Countries: United Kingdom
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