EU crackdown on telecom mergers

by | September 13, 2015 12:40 am

A £10bn deal to create the UK’s biggest mobile operator faced a stiff new challenge yesterday after the EU’s competition watchdog toughened its stance on telecoms mergers. The threat to Hutchison’s acquisition of O2 from Spain’s Telefónica came after Brussels thwarted a long­touted tie­up between two Danish operators, saying it would push up prices for consumers….

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