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Vodafone indicates group UK HQ is at risk after EU exit vote

Vodafone became the latest company to warn it could move its group headquarters from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union.

Liberty Global stays confident on Dutch Vodafone deal

Liberty Global said the UK's decision to exit the European Union (EU) should not prevent its planned joint venture with Vodafone in the Netherlands from going ahead, although the proposed merger has yet to receive approval from the European Commission (EC).

Brexit could impact US TV productions like 'Game of Thrones' that film in the UK

Brexit, the now-approved measure for Great Britain to leave the European Union, could end up impacting the U.K.'s TV and film business.

EC proposes caps on wholesale roaming charges

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to set caps on regulated wholesale roaming charges in order to prepare the ground for the abolition of retail roaming charges from Jun. 15, 2017.

Google faces EU charge of abusing market dominance with Android

Google has once again come under fire from the European Commission (EC), which accused the U.S. search giant of abusing its dominant position with the Android mobile operating system.

Report: CK Hutchison to meet EC over UK deal on Mar. 7

CK Hutchison is due to meet the European Commission (EC) next week as part of its ongoing and intensive efforts to convince regulators that its planned acquisition of O2 UK will not be detrimental to competition on the UK mobile market.

Report: LTE now in all EU countries, but more work needed on rural coverage

LTE or 4G services are now offered in all countries within the European Union, after Cyprus became the last country to commercially launch services in 2015.

Liberty Global's Telenet agrees to sell customers to secure Base Belgium

Telenet, the Belgian cable operator owned by Liberty Global, said it has conditionally agreed to sell customers served by branded reseller JIM Mobile and the Mobile Vikings MVNO as part of concessions to secure European Union approval of its planned acquisition of Base Belgium.

IHS: LTE is fastest-growing broadband access technology in EU

LTE is the fastest-growing broadband access technology in terms of coverage in the European Union, with coverage increasing from 59 per cent in 2013 to 79 per cent in 2014.

EC opens in-depth probe into Liberty Global's planned Base Belgium buy

The European Commission (EC) said it has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of KPN-owned Base Belgium by Liberty Global would harm competition.