Vodafone files lawsuit against KPN takeover of Reggefiber

Wednesday 4 February 2015 | 16:06 CET | News
Vodafone Netherlands has filed a lawsuit against the Dutch regulator ACM over the approval of KPN's takeover of FTTH operator Reggefiber. The operator confirmed the suit to Dutch website Tweakers, but declined to say why it was contesting the transaction. Vodafone last year expanded its fixed broadband services nationwide and is active as a service provider on Reggefiber's network. KPN received clearance last October from the ACM, which is both telecom and competition regulator, to increase its stake to 60 percent in Reggefiber and consolidate the company. It has since announced an agreement

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Companies: ACM / KPN / Reggefiber / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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