0
Broadband

Vodafone set to win approval for Unitymedia, UPC takeover - report

Thursday 27 June 2019 | 09:17 CET | News
Always wanted to know everything about the Dutch Telecoms market? Then the online Masterclass Introduction Dutch Telecom market is for you! Please enroll here!
Vodafone is set to secure EU antitrust approval for its takeover of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe after offering concessions in May, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Liberty Global / Vodafone
Countries: Eastern Europe / Germany
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

German cable association plans legal action against Vodafone-Unitymedia merger

Published 25 Sep 2019 16:59 CET | Germany
The association of small cable operators in Germany FRK wants to file legal action with the EU court against the takeover of ...

Vodafone, Unitymedia start joint marketing and extra data offers

Published 02 Sep 2019 15:50 CET | Germany
Vodafone and Unitymedia have bundled their offers of fixed and mobile products in 600 shops in North Rhine-Westphalia, Hessen and ...

Vodafone secures competition clearance for Liberty Global takeover in Germany, East Europe

Published 18 Jul 2019 11:25 CET | Germany
Vodafone has won approval from the European Commission to take over Liberty Global's cable operations in Germany, Hungary, Czech ...

Vodafone ratings put on Creditwatch negative by S&P

Published 17 Jul 2019 10:19 CET | World
S&P has put Vodafone Group's BBB+ debt ratings on Creditwatch negative, suggesting the operator will have difficulty reducing ...

Breko calls for Vodafone to open mobile network to alternative operators

Published 15 Jul 2019 16:58 CET | Germany
The German association of alternative operators Breko said that Vodafone should open its mobile network to alternative operators ...

Last week in telecoms: convergence drives European telecoms sector; BT and Tele2 increase home market focus

Published 01 Jul 2019 07:00 CET | Europe
Telecoms shares were mostly down in week 26. Our index was off 0.7 percent, versus a minor 0.2 percent gain for the benchmark ...

Vodafone risks rejection of Unitymedia takeover with limited concessions offer

Published 24 May 2019 11:49 CET | Germany
The EU broadband market may soon have another country with wholesale cable access. Vodafone Germany has offered Telefonica access ...

Vaunet criticizes remedies offered by Vodafone for takeover of Unitymedia

Published 17 May 2019 17:03 CET | Germany
The remedies mostly reflect what Vodafone already has to do under existing laws, managing director Harald Flemming said. ...

German housing industry org warns of high costs for consumers through Vodafone takeover of Unitymedia

Published 15 May 2019 15:20 CET | Germany
The German housing industry association (GdW) has warned that the acquisition of Unitymedia by Vodafone could lead to a lack of ...

Buglas believes Vodafore remedy for Unitymedia takeover will not mitigate EU concerns

Published 10 May 2019 10:57 CET | Germany
The Federal Association of Fibre Optic Access (BUGLAS) believes that the remedy proposed by Vodafone to gain competition ...

Vodafone offers Telefonica access to German cable network to seal Unitymedia deal

Published 07 May 2019 09:33 CET | Germany
Telefonica Germany has signed an agreement with Vodafone to have access to the cable networks of both Vodafone and Unitymedia in ...

Vodafone still sees Liberty Global deal closing mid-year, after EC sends objections

Published 02 Apr 2019 17:20 CET | Germany
Vodafone said it still expects to receive approval from the European Commission for the takeover of Liberty Global's cable assets ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct CCW Europe 2020
27 Oct GSMA Thrive North America
28 Oct 8x8 fiscal Q2
28 Oct Belden Q3 2020
28 Oct ZTE Q3 2020
28 Oct KPN Q3 2020
28 Oct Extreme Networks fiscal Q1
28 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2020
28 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2020
28 Oct Equinix Q3 2020
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
28 Oct Cognizant Q3 2020
28 Oct Wireless Global Congress
29 Oct Comcast Q3 2020
29 Oct Veon Q3 2020
29 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
29 Oct Fortinet Q3 2020
29 Oct Corning Q3 2020
29 Oct Spotify Q3 2020
29 Oct CyrusOne Q3 2020
29 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
29 Oct HKBN FY results
29 Oct Motorola Solutions Q3 2020
29 Oct Amazon Q3
29 Oct Ribbon Communications Q3
29 Oct Swisscom Q3 2020
29 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2020
29 Oct Poly fiscal Q2
29 Oct Orange Q3 2020
29 Oct Nokia Q3 2020
29 Oct BT fiscal Q2
29 Oct Twitter Q3 2020
29 Oct Altice USA Q3 2020
29 Oct Dasan Zhone Q3
29 Oct Teleste Q3 2020
29 Oct Apple fiscal Q4
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telesat Q3 2020
29 Oct Tucows Q3 2020
29 Oct Samsung Electronics Q3 2020
::: More Calendar Items