Saturday, 22 July 2017

Four is the magic number for Ofcom CEO, raising fears for O2/3UK deal

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 08 October 15

Sharon White echoes Commissioner Vestager's comments on need for four mobile network operators in any EU market.

The head of the U.K.'s telecoms regulator this week revealed that she is concerned about the impact the proposed market consolidation will have on competition, and hinted that the country's mobile sector would be better served by four network operators. In a speech delivered at the London School of Economics and posted on the regulator's Website on Wednesday, Ofcom chief executive Sharon White expressed concerns that U…

The head of the U.K.'s telecoms regulator this week revealed that she is concerned about the impact the proposed market consolidation will have on competition, and hinted that the country's mobile sector would be better served by four network operators. In a speech delivered at the London School of Economics and posted on the regulator's Website on Wednesday, Ofcom chief executive Sharon White expressed concerns that U…

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