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Merger of CP Group, Telenor telcos could be bad for Thai economy, regulator's study finds

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 08 Jun 2022 07:33
  • 08 Jun 2022 07:33
The controversial merger between the Thai telecommunications companies owned by Telenor Group and Thai conglomerate CP Group would likely pose risks to the country’s growth even in the best-case scenario, a study on the deal’s impact by the telecommunications regulator found. 

The merger, which would leave the country with just two main telecommunications

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta


Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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