All Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) articles
Network & Infrastructure
BT appeased by recent strengthening of its own Cellnex partnership. Cellnex to complete €10bn, six‑country deal following approval of UK merger.
Partnerships & Alliances
“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.
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.