Thursday, 17 August 2017

UK regulator unphased by BT/EE merger

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 14 August 15

Ofcom's response to CMA on proposed tie-up between U.K. fixed and mobile players suggests it sees no serious threat to competition in the market.

Ofcom is not particularly concerned by the potential impact on competition stemming from BT's plan to merge with EE, at least if a recently-published submission to the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is anything to go by. The U.K. telecoms regulator is not in a position to rule on the proposed £12.5 billion takeover…

Ofcom is not particularly concerned by the potential impact on competition stemming from BT's plan to merge with EE, at least if a recently-published submission to the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is anything to go by. The U.K. telecoms regulator is not in a position to rule on the proposed £12.5 billion takeover…

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