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Orange Sale: EU Commission is Concerned too

Published: June 29, 2012; 18:54 · (Vindobona)

After the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (BWB) expressed its concerns about the acquisition of Orange by Hutchison Austria, the EU Commission announces to deepen its examination.

Orange Sale: EU Commission is Concerned too / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Not only the Austria Federal Competition Authority (BWB) is in doubt. Also the EU-Commission considers the deal between Orange, Hutchison and Telekom Austria as problematic. The Commission wants to prevent that the merger brings a rise in costs for customers.

The Competition Commission, the supervisory organ of BWB, fears negative consequences for the domestic competition. Hence,…

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