Wednesday, 23 May 2018

EC says probe of Facebook, WhatsApp deal simply part of procedure

By Total Telecom staff
Tuesday 02 September 14

Commission has until 3 October to decide whether to open full investigation of proposed merger.

The European Commission confirmed reports it is probing Facebook’s $19 billion (€14.4 billion) acquisition of mobile messaging company WhatsApp, but played down suggestions the move is in any way unusual. A spokeswoman for the EC’s competition division told Total Telecom that the Commission received notification of the planned merger on Friday (29 August)…

The European Commission confirmed reports it is probing Facebook’s $19 billion (€14.4 billion) acquisition of mobile messaging company WhatsApp, but played down suggestions the move is in any way unusual. A spokeswoman for the EC’s competition division told Total Telecom that the Commission received notification of the planned merger on Friday (29 August)…

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