Competition and Markets Authority

BT-EE deal cleared by Competition and Markets Authority

BT’s buyout of UK mobile operator EE for £12.5 billion (€16.7 billion) has been provisionally approved by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Announcing its decision, the CMA said that it does not expect the merger to result in a “substantial lessening of competition in any market in the UK.” It said that while […]

Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone urge ‘radical reform’ of UK broadband

The UK broadband market is letting customers and businesses down and it is “time we considered radical reform,” according to the chief executives of Sky, TalkTalk and Vodafone UK. In an open letter published by the Financial Times, the executives and other business leaders said there is an “urgent need for increased competition” and called […]