Tag Archives: European Commission


Mobile network operator’s body GSMA considers crisis meeting over Hua...

02 February, 2019 12:19 pm 12:19 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Mobile communications industry body GSMA has proposed its members discuss the possibility that Chinese network vendor Huawei is excluded from key markets, amid concerns such a development could set operators back by years. The European Commission is weighing a de facto ban on Huawei’s 5G network equipment for next-generation mobile networks in … Read More

Does Google harm local search rivals? EU antitrust regulators ask

12 December, 2018 10:29 am 10:29 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators have asked Google’s rivals if the internet search giant unfairly demotes local search competitors, according to a questionnaire seen by Reuters, a move which could lead to a fourth case against the Alphabet unit. Google has been fined a total 6.76 billion euros (6 billion pounds) in the last … Read More

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval

10 October, 2018 9:21 am 9:21 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – US software giant Microsoft is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of privately held coding website GitHub, two people familiar with the matter said . Microsoft announced the deal in June, its largest acquisition since it bought LinkedIn for $26 billion in 2016. The GitHub deal … Read More