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MTN, Telkom abandon network deal in face of regulatory opposition

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 18 August 15

South Africa's competition watchdog says tie-up would have harmed retail mobile market.

MTN and Telkom South Africa have abandoned their planned mobile network partnership after the Competition Commission opposed the deal. The two telcos had been negotiating a deal that would have seen MTN acquire certain radio access network (RAN) assets from Telkom and take over the financial and operational management of the latter's mobile infrastructure…

MTN and Telkom South Africa have abandoned their planned mobile network partnership after the Competition Commission opposed the deal. The two telcos had been negotiating a deal that would have seen MTN acquire certain radio access network (RAN) assets from Telkom and take over the financial and operational management of the latter's mobile infrastructure…

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