Vodafone chief executive warns against remonopolisation in Europe

29 November 2012 | Kavit Majithia

UK operator Vodafone has claimed national telecoms companies are aiming to re-establish traditional monopolies in Europe in a bid to restrict fair access to high-speed networks.

Vittorio Colao, chief executive at Vodafone told the Financial Times that Vodafone is likely to take legal action against any remonopolisation of the sector.

He believes former monopolies still own 60-70% of the fixed market, and his comments threaten to split the telecoms industry....

Topics: Vodafone, UK, EUrope, networks, access