The EU Commission approves an acquisition in the telecommunications sector after a lengthy Phase II investigation and subject to extensive commitments (Orange / Jazztel)

On 19 May 2015, the European Commission conditionally approved the acquisition of Jazztel by rival telecommunications provider Orange. The approval, after a lengthy Phase II investigation including a Statement of Objections issued in February, is subject to extensive commitments to facilitate a viable competitor in multiple-play telecommunications services in Spain. The acquisition would reduce the number of fixed network telecommunications providers in Spain from

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Porter Elliott, The EU Commission approves an acquisition in the telecommunications sector after a lengthy Phase II investigation and subject to extensive commitments (Orange / Jazztel), 19 May 2015, e-Competitions May 2015, Art. N° 73719

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