Monday, 14 June 2021

CMA refers Virgin and O2 merger for in-depth investigation

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Friday 11 December 20

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has responded to requests from O2 and Virgin Media to fast-track the merger review process and proceed with an investigation

Back in May, Telefonica’s UK arm O2 and Liberty Global’s Virgin Media agreed to a merger set to shake the UK telecoms market to its core. The 50–50 joint venture is set to cost around £31 billion, creating a converged entity well positioned to take on incumbent BT…

Back in May, Telefonica’s UK arm O2 and Liberty Global’s Virgin Media agreed to a merger set to shake the UK telecoms market to its core. The 50–50 joint venture is set to cost around £31 billion, creating a converged entity well positioned to take on incumbent BT…

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