Merged Vodafone−Three ‘incentivised and able’ to ‘frustrate’, ‘harm’ BT — CMA

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Source: MBNL

Merger-critical Competition & Markets Authority investigation is damning on logic and impact of combination, dubious of benefits. Network-sharing joint venture MBNL is at heart of concerns and may become a focus for any forthcoming ‘remedies’. Read more

This article includes:

  • Organisations: BT Group; Cellnex; Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited (CTIL); CK Hutchison; Competition & Markets Authority (CMA); EE; Mobile Broadband Network Limited (MBNL); Three UK; Virgin Media O2; Vodafone UK.
  • Themes: RAN sharing joint venture; network sharing agreements; mobile network rollout; 4G/5G expansion strategy; network infrastructure strategy; mobile spectrum holdings; shared mobile infrastructure; network sharing arrangement.

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