All Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) articles

  • btw333-tt-cellnex
    Network & Infrastructure

    Cellnex wins over BT and CMA to secure Hutchison UK tower merger

    2022-03-04T17:02:00Z

    BT appeased by recent strengthening of its own Cellnex partnership. Cellnex to complete €10bn, six‑country deal following approval of UK merger.

  • btw333-tt-cellnex-deal
    Partnerships & Alliances

    BT strikes improved deal for Cellnex site access

    2022-03-01T16:30:00Z

    “Enhanced” terms for a site services deal in place until at least 2031 will support EE’s 5G upgrade in key areas. Cellnex asserting its pro‑competitive credentials as it slams the CMA for overstepping its remit in questioning the InfraCo’s planned acquisition of CK Hutchison’s UK towers.

  • BT wary of Cellnex compromise on CKH tower merger
    M&A

    BT wary of Cellnex compromise on CKH tower merger

    2022-02-02T15:31:00Z

    Spanish InfraCo willing to sell enough sites from existing estate to enable new UK tower player to emerge, overcoming CMA concerns on competition linked to planned CKH infrastructure acquisition. Four companies already stepped forward as potential buyers. BT remains concerned about impact on MBNL and 5G investment plans.

  • EE climbs on board with BAI
    Partnerships & Alliances

    EE climbs on board with BAI

    2022-01-08T15:56:00Z

    EE and Three UK become first two operators to sign up for neutral host network. A further key element is enabled for the Emergency Services Network. Motorola Solutions appeals CMA decision to investigate dual role as Airwave and ESN supplier.