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EU merger rules need ‘rethink’ to hit industrial goals, Telefónica's competition head says

By Andrew Boyce
  • 10 May 2022 17:22
  • 10 May 2022 17:22
EU merger rules need rethinking to tackle green and digital goals, particularly to allow more consolidation in markets with four mobile network operators, according to Spanish telecom company Telefónica.

In a blog post critiquing EU moves to update its competition rules, Telefónica’s competition director said EU policy posed an “obstacle” by applying a

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Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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