Monday, 11 December 2017

3UK urges EU competition watchdog to block rivals' m-commerce JV

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 08 September 11

U.K.'s smallest mobile operator claims it was deliberately excluded to undermine its ability to compete; points finger at O2.

3UK on Thursday called on the European Commission to block Vodafone, O2, and Everything Everywhere's plans to form a mobile commerce joint venture, claiming it has been deliberately excluded for competitive reasons. "The planned and explicit exclusion of 3 from the proposed U.K. m-commerce joint venture is designed to weaken 3's ability to be a competitive force in the U.K…

3UK on Thursday called on the European Commission to block Vodafone, O2, and Everything Everywhere's plans to form a mobile commerce joint venture, claiming it has been deliberately excluded for competitive reasons. "The planned and explicit exclusion of 3 from the proposed U.K. m-commerce joint venture is designed to weaken 3's ability to be a competitive force in the U.K…

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