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EU ready to block UK mobile merger

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 26 April 16

Commission will approach national regulators seeking backing for O2/3UK tie-up veto this week, sources say.

The European Commission is reportedly on the verge of blocking CK Hutchison's plan to acquire O2 in the U.K. and merge it with 3UK. The Commission has decided to reject the deal and plans to seek the backing of national competition regulators this week…

The European Commission is reportedly on the verge of blocking CK Hutchison's plan to acquire O2 in the U.K. and merge it with 3UK. The Commission has decided to reject the deal and plans to seek the backing of national competition regulators this week…

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