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Slovenian telecom market changes as competition increases

Incumbent Mobitel forced to react to new entrants’ aggressive strategies

German market expands via 1.63B Debitel deal

German telecom service provider Freenet has signed an agreement to acquire Germany-based mobile service provider Debitel from investor Permira for €1.63 billion (US$2.6 billion).

Freenet completes Debitel acquisition

German telecom service provider Freenet has completed its acquisition of German mobile service provider Debitel for €1.63 billion, including €1.135 billion in financial liabilities. Together, Freenet and Debitel have around 19 million mobile customers in Germany and around 900,000 in the Netherlands.