CASE COMMENT: MERGERS - COMPETITION ASSESSMENT

Assessment: The Ministry of Economy clears unconditionnaly a merger in the wake of the dominant player (Neuf Cegetel/AOL France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Min. October 26, 2006, Neuf Cegetel / AOL France, case C2006-108, BOCCRF No. 10 bis of December 18, 2006. By letter dated 26 October 2006, the Minister for Economic Affairs authorised, without commitments, the acquisition of all AOL France's Internet access activities by Neuf Cegetel, an operator of combined Internet access and telephony services. In defining the market, the Minister chose to follow the same approach as that which prevailed in the Neuf Telecom / Cegetel decision of August 12, 2005, by considering as directly concerned (i) the markets for local, national, mobile and international calls

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Jérôme Philippe, Assessment: The Ministry of Economy clears unconditionnaly a merger in the wake of the dominant player (Neuf Cegetel/AOL France), 26 October 2006, Concurrences N° 1-2007, Art. N° 12868, p. 114

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