Monday, 05 December 2016

Regulators wrong to fear price rises from consolidation – Vodafone CEO

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Monday 22 February 16

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European telecoms regulators' fears over in-market consolidation bringing higher prices for consumers are misplaced, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao insisted on Monday. "The concern on pricing is overblown," he said, speaking to the media on the sidelines of Mobile World Congress. When looking at the potential impact of a merger deal…

European telecoms regulators' fears over in-market consolidation bringing higher prices for consumers are misplaced, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao insisted on Monday. "The concern on pricing is overblown," he said, speaking to the media on the sidelines of Mobile World Congress. When looking at the potential impact of a merger deal…

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