Hutchison 3G Austria/Orange Austria (M.6497) [Archived]
Hutchison 3G Austria/Orange Austria (M.6497) [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 12 December 2012; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline European Commission merger investigation into the planned acquisition by Hutchison 3G of Orange Austria (Case M.6497). The Commission cleared the transaction subject to commitments on 12/12/2012.

Parties Hutchison 3G (H3G) and Orange Austria.

H3G provides mobile telecommunication services (voice, SMS and MMS) as well as mob