The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies in the market of telecommunications and TV broadcasting (Bonnier Broadcasting / Telia)

Mergers: Commission clears Telia's acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting by Telia. The approval is conditional on full compliance with a commitments package offered by Telia. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “We have today approved Telia's acquisition of Bonnier, subject to remedies. With the decision, consumers in Finland and Sweden continue to benefit from a wide range of TV channels and audio-visual content both through traditional TV and over the internet”. Today's decision follows an in-depth investigation of the proposed transaction, which focused in particular on the merging companies' activities in

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger subject to remedies in the market of telecommunications and TV broadcasting (Bonnier Broadcasting / Telia), 12 November 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2019 - II, Art. N° 92508

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