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O2 plus 3 does not equal competition, says Vestager. Wrong!

O2 plus 3 does not equal competition, says Vestager. Wrong!

Written by on May 11, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Telecom investors have focused their attention on the decision on the proposed merger of Hutchison 3G UK and Telefonica UK (O2). EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager announced —via Twitter—that she would block the deal. This is bad news for the European telecom industry and the larger goals of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market. However […]

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EU regulators can’t resist the temptation to trample on telecom

EU regulators can’t resist the temptation to trample on telecom

Written by on October 23, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

On October 13 in Brussels was one of the most important conferences in the telecommunications world in 2015. It may become more important for the international telecommunications industry than the Mobile World Congress or CTIA shows in 2015 and 2016. The FT-ETNO Summit was where telecom operators and investors got answers to the most important question today: Who […]

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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is a gifted woman, but…

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is a gifted woman, but…

Written by on June 26, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is a gifted woman who should spend some time to get acquainted with how the telecommunications market works. The consolidation in the EU telecommunications industry has the attention of EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and her team.  They play a major role when it comes to the telecom market and […]

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