MobileWorldLive – BT-EE deal wins provisional go-ahead

Analyst Bengt Nordstrom reacted to the news by suggesting that it bodes well for hopes of a successful 3/O2 conclusion. “The CMA’s decision should in theory make the 3/O2 tie-up in the UK more likely. If you approve one, it also makes sense to approve the other, in the interests of promoting fair competition.”

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The Times - Mobile giants ready for battle in 4G free-for-all

Bengt Nordström, the chief executive of Northstream, the telecoms consultancy, said the MoD spectrum was particularly well suited to video content and would make it easier to watch live streaming on new smartphones. He added that the cost of the new spectrum would not be borne by consumers. “The UK already has strong price competition. [...]
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