Thursday, 08 December 2016

EU probes Telefonica Deutschland/Drillisch deal

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 27 August 14

Commission seeks to ensure sale of network capacity to Drillisch will safeguard competition in Germany's mobile market.

The European Commission on Wednesday said it is investigating whether Telefonica Deutschland's plan to sell network capacity to virtual player Drillisch meets the requirements for its conditional approval of Telefonica's acquisition of E-Plus. The €5 billion merger was approved in July after Telefonica committed to a number of remedies aimed at safeguarding competition in the German mobile market…

The European Commission on Wednesday said it is investigating whether Telefonica Deutschland's plan to sell network capacity to virtual player Drillisch meets the requirements for its conditional approval of Telefonica's acquisition of E-Plus. The €5 billion merger was approved in July after Telefonica committed to a number of remedies aimed at safeguarding competition in the German mobile market…

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