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VTR may become MVNO

Monday 26 August 2013 | 15:35 CET | News
Chilean mobile operator VTR, owned by Liberty Global, could become a MVNO from the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a Liberty Global filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it is examining "strategic alternatives" for the Chilean mobile operator, including "the disposition of VTR Wireless' mobile network in favor of expanded MVNO arrangements". While the proposal was still under review in early August when the SEC filing was made, Liberty Global said it had accelerated depreciation on VTR's mobile network as it expects to stop using the network in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Liberty Global / Movistar / VTR
Countries: Chile
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