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Orange-Voo merger decision shows EU dismissed arguments over new entrants

By Andrew Boyce
  • 08 Dec 2023 15:24
  • 08 Dec 2023 15:58
Orange tried to persuade EU regulators to clear its takeover of Voo, because any harm to competition would be countered by Romanian operator Digi’s impending entry onto the national market, the European Commission’s newly published decision on the deal shows.

The commission opened an in-depth investigation into the deal in 2022, saying

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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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