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Vodafone sees little chance of success for legal action against EU approval of Unitymedia takeover
Vodafone does not expect the lawsuits filed by Deutsche Telekom, Tele Columbus and NetCologne against the approval of the takeover of Unitymedia by the European Commission to succeed.
Liberty Global completes Vodafone cable deal
Liberty Global has completed the sale of its operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone.
Deutsche Telekom, industry associations consider legal action against EU approval of Vodafone/Unitymedia merger
Deutsche Telekom and several industry associations are considering taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve Vodafone’s acquisition of German cable operator Unitymedia.
German commercial broadcasters reject Vodafone’s concessions
The measures proposed by Vodafone to the EU Commission to obtain approval for the acquisition of Unitymedia miss the point, according to German commercial broadcaster association VAUNET.
German housing industry opposes Vodafone’s concessions
The German housing industry warns that the planned acquisition of Unitymedia by Vodafone will significantly reduce competition and increase consumer costs for TV, internet and telephony.
Vodafone/Liberty Global cable deal likely to go through
Vodafone can breathe a sigh of relief: The EU Commission’s concerns about the takeover of large parts of Liberty Global’s cable business in Europe are apparently smaller than expected.
German industry associations oppose Vodafone/Liberty Global cable deal
German industry associations BREKO, BUGLAS, VAUNET and DNMG are concerned about the consequences of Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia.
FRK demands strong conditions for Unitymedia Vodafone merger
German cable operator association FRK calls for tough conditions from the competition and regulatory authorities to be imposed on Vodafone in the antitrust review of the planned acquisition of Unitymedia.
German consumers want cross-border subscriptions
The majority of consumers in Germany wants to be able to sign up for digital content across national boundaries.