Saturday, 16 December 2017

Brussels to OK Italy mobile merger

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 11 July 16

Sources say European competition authorities are happy with asset sale concessions made by Hutchison and VimpelCom.

The European Commission's competition regulators are poised to give the green light to CK Hutchison and VimpelCom's plans to merge their mobile operations in Italy, it emerged late last week. Brussels will clear the merger of 3 Italia and Wind, having agreed with concessions put forward by their parent companies that will ensure Italy has a new fourth mobile network operator, Reuters reported…

The European Commission's competition regulators are poised to give the green light to CK Hutchison and VimpelCom's plans to merge their mobile operations in Italy, it emerged late last week. Brussels will clear the merger of 3 Italia and Wind, having agreed with concessions put forward by their parent companies that will ensure Italy has a new fourth mobile network operator, Reuters reported…

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