Wednesday, 26 July 2017

BT/EE merger fast-tracked by UK competition body

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 09 June 15

CMA rules that proposed tie-up poses real risk to competition in U.K. telecoms market.

The U.K. competition authority has elected to fast-track its review of BT's planned acquisition of EE, as requested by the U.K. incumbent, which is keen to complete the deal. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Tuesday said it will skip straight to phase two of the investigation because it believes the proposed tie…

The U.K. competition authority has elected to fast-track its review of BT's planned acquisition of EE, as requested by the U.K. incumbent, which is keen to complete the deal. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Tuesday said it will skip straight to phase two of the investigation because it believes the proposed tie…

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