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Vodafone calls off sale of UK pager business to Capita

Wednesday 10 May 2017 | 17:58 CET | News
Vodafone UK has pulled the sale of its pager business to Capita and will shut it down after the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) threatened to investigate the deal, reports the BBC. A spokesman stated that "due to the expense involved with a prolonged investigation, Vodafone will not pursue the transaction and has made the decision to close down this business," adding that the company will do "its utmost to minimise the impact on the 1,000 or so customers still using the service." The watchdog was concerned that customers might face price rises as a result of the sale.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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