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M.7612 HUTCHISON 3G UK   / TELEFONICA UK  

Notification on: 11.09.2015
Provisional deadline: 19.05.2016
Commitments submitted in N/2 on 02.03.2016
Deadline suspension under Article 11(3) ended on 15.12.2015
Deadline suspended under Article 11(3) [date may differ from the Article 11(3) decision date] from 10.12.2015
Deadline extended by 20 working days under article 10(3)2 on 05.11.2015
Art. 9 request received on 02.10.2015
Prior publication in Official Journal: C310 Of 19.09.2015
Concerns economic activity (NACE): J.61.2 - Wireless telecommunications activities
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 11.05.2016: Art. 8(3)
                  C357 Of 29.09.2016
                  Press Release: IP/16/1704
                  en published on 26.06.2017

04.02.2016: Art. 18 (Statement of Objections)

04.12.2015: Art. 9(3) refusal of referral
                  Press Release: IP/15/6251
                  en published on 23.09.2016

30.10.2015: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  Press Release: IP/15/5956

Relation with other case(s): (none)
Other case related information(s): Section 1.2 of Form CO:
    en (14.09.2015) published on 17.09.2015

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (22.09.2016) published on 23.09.2016

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (22.09.2016) published on 23.09.2016
Related link(s): (none)

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