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Viasat-Inmarsat deal wins unconditional EU clearance

By Andrew Boyce
  • 25 May 2023 15:00
  • 25 May 2023 15:11
Viasat has won unconditional EU approval for its takeover of rival satellite operator Inmarsat, after the European Commission dropped concerns that the $7.3 billion deal could harm competition for in-flight Internet services for commercial airlines.

The commission said Viasat’s market position would remain “moderate” and that it would face competition from a number

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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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