Orange gets final green light for Jazztel deal from Spanish watchdog

Having already received approval from the European Commission (EC), Orange has also received authorisation from the Spanish Securities Commission (CNMV) for its €3.4 billion Jazztel acquisition, the final step needed for completion of the deal. “The offer was initially made …

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Orange gives ground to secure EC backing for Jazztel deal

Orange agreed to divest a fibre network with a presence in leading Spanish cities, as well as giving wholesale access to its 4G network, in order to gain approval for its €3.4 billion acquisition of Spain’s Jazztel. Orange will sell …

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Orange must give MasMovil access to 4G network, says Spain’s watchdog

Spain’s competition watchdog (CNMC) said Orange must give its MVNO rival MasMovil temporary access to its 4G network within the next ten days, adding that there was a “clear failure” on the part of Orange to do so according to …

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EC set to approve Orange’s purchase of Jazztel – report

Orange has agreed to sell assets that overlap with Jazztel and will offer wholesale capacity to rivals, in the pursuit of approval for its €3.4 billion takeover. As a result, the European Commission is set to approve Orange’s takeover of Spanish fixed …

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EC suspends probe into Orange-Jazztel merger

The European Commission (EC) suspended its investigation into Orange’s €3.4 billion bid for Jazztel, a Spanish cable operator, apparently on the grounds that not enough detail has been provided on what the merger might mean for consumer prices. “The clock …

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Orange gives ground in bid to land Jazztel — report

Orange has given commitments to the EU competition authority over its proposed €3.4 billion bid to acquire Spanish broadband provider Jazztel. The EU competition authority’s website confirmed the commitments were made by Orange on 6 March, without offering up any …

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EC decides not to refer Orange-Jazztel probe to Spanish authority

The European Commission has rejected a request made in November by the Spanish competition authority asking for the assessment of the proposed €3.4 billion acquisition of Jazztel by Orange to be referred to it. The EC said in a statement …

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EC resumes probe into €3.4B Orange-Jazztel deal

The European Commission has recommenced its probe into Orange’s €3.4 billion bid for Jazztel, the Spanish fixed operator and MVNO, after the French operator provided details of the deal that the regulator had requested, according to Reuters. The EC expanded its …

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EC set to expand probe into Orange-Jazztel deal

EU antitrust regulators will probably launch an in-depth investigation into Orange’s €3.4 billion bid for Jazztel, the Spanish fixed operator and MVNO, Reuters has reported. The EC could announce the investigation today (4 December), according to sources. An investigation of …

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