Saturday, 20 October 2018

Is bigger really better? Industry debates consolidation in Europe

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 03 December 13

In-market consolidation in Europe will lead to cross-border deals, but 'onerous' remedies will leave way open for overseas operators.

The fragmentation of Europe's telecoms market has often been cited as one major reason the continent has fallen behind the U.S., and as such the possibility of consolidation has been a hot topic for debate over the past few years. That debate continued at the Total Telecom Festival in London on Tuesday, when a panel of industry experts took to the stage to discuss the pros and cons of M&A activity in Europe. The take…

The fragmentation of Europe's telecoms market has often been cited as one major reason the continent has fallen behind the U.S., and as such the possibility of consolidation has been a hot topic for debate over the past few years. That debate continued at the Total Telecom Festival in London on Tuesday, when a panel of industry experts took to the stage to discuss the pros and cons of M&A activity in Europe. The take…

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