Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Regulation, regulation, regulation: analysts disagree on best approach

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 17 June 16

Capex is a more important tool than competitive intensity for bringing down prices and benefitting consumers, HSBC analyst claims.

Consumers in the telecoms space benefit more from a pro-investment climate than from an intense focus on promoting competition, one analyst said this week, and as such European regulators are missing a trick by blocking industry consolidation. The market does not always appreciate that "investment primarily drives down pricing…

Consumers in the telecoms space benefit more from a pro-investment climate than from an intense focus on promoting competition, one analyst said this week, and as such European regulators are missing a trick by blocking industry consolidation. The market does not always appreciate that "investment primarily drives down pricing…

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