The European Commission is said to have strong concerns against the €18.4 billion cable deal between Liberty Global and Vodafone.
German cable operator association FRK welcomes the decision by the European Commission (EC) to launch an in-depth investigation into Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s German subsidiary Unitymedia.
The negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council have reached agreement on new copyright legislation.
The European Commission (EC) has concerns about Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s subsidiaries in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania and has therefore opened an in-depth investigation.
The European Commission has published its inaugural list of non-EU websites and firms that they deem responsible for piracy and counterfeiting abuse of European products, including films and music.
The European Commission has approved the merger of Tele2 AB’s Dutch operations and T-Mobile Netherlands without conditions.
The Belgian competition agency will examine Telenet’s bid for publisher De Vijver Media because of the potential impact of the deal on the local market, the European Commission said.
Deutsche Telekom has not proposed remedies to the European Commission to relieve its competition concerns over the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 Netherlands.
German cable operator Unitymedia aims to provide over 1.3 million households with its DOCSIS 3.1-based 1Gbps high-speed internet access by the end of 2018, CEO Winni Rapp told Broadband TV News.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of parts of Fox by Disney, but the decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Disney.