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Yoigo negotiating with EC over Orange Spain network - report

Wednesday 25 March 2015 | 14:11 CET | News
Spain's fourth largest mobile operator, Yoigo, has opened negotiations with the European Commission over the possibility of acquiring fixed and mobile network assets from Orange as part of its proposed takeover of Jazztel. Unnamed Yoigo sources cited by El Economista have confirmed the existence of talks between the operator and the EC's antitrust authority, which is seeking concessions from Orange to ease concerns about the competitive implications of its EUR 3.4 billion takeover of Jazztel. Spanish MVNO MasMovil is also said to be interested in taking over some of the fixed broadband and

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Categories: General
Companies: European Commission / Jazztel / Masmovil / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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