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Wind-3 Italia to begin operations on 01 January 2017

Thursday 13 October 2016 | 11:32 CET | News
The new mobile operator resulting from the merger of Wind and 3 Italia will officially begin offering services on 01 January 2017, reports Il Sole 24 Ore. Although the merger deal was first announced well over a year ago, it was only approved by the European Union's antitrust authorities last month after VimpelCom and CK Hutchison agreed to free up assets to help France's Iliad create a fourth network operator in Italy. The combined Wind-3 Italia entity is set to overtake even Telecom Italia for overall number of customers, with over 31 million active lines, according to the report.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Iliad / Telecom Italia / Vimpelcom / Wind
Countries: Italy
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