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  1. #1
    Giles
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    VMA press release
    http://www.virginmobile.com.au/customerupdates/

    Optus buys out Branson
    http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...-15320,00.html

    Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia
    http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communi...9232190,00.htm

    SingTel unit buys over remaining 74% of Virgin Mobile Australia stake
    http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...187673/1/.html




    See More: Optus buys out Virgin Mobile




  2. #2
    Kwyjibo
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    Re: Optus buys out Virgin Mobile

    "Giles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > VMA press release
    > http://www.virginmobile.com.au/customerupdates/
    >
    > Optus buys out Branson
    > http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...-15320,00.html
    >
    > Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia
    > http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communi...9232190,00.htm
    >
    > SingTel unit buys over remaining 74% of Virgin Mobile Australia stake
    > http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...187673/1/.html


    Does anyone know if that has to be approved by the ACCC or does the buyout
    just go through?


    --
    Kwyj





  3. #3
    Rod Speed
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    Re: Optus buys out Virgin Mobile

    Kwyjibo <[email protected]> wrote:
    > "Giles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    >> VMA press release
    >> http://www.virginmobile.com.au/customerupdates/
    >>
    >> Optus buys out Branson
    >> http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...-15320,00.html
    >>
    >> Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia
    >> http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communi...9232190,00.htm
    >>
    >> SingTel unit buys over remaining 74% of Virgin Mobile Australia stake
    >> http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...187673/1/.html


    > Does anyone know if that has to be approved by the ACCC


    I doubt it given that its an Optarse reseller, not a mobile telco.

    > or does the buyout just go through?


    Likely, tho the ACCC can chuck a wobbly if it wants to. Doubt it will care tho.





  4. #4
    thegoons
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    Re: Optus buys out Virgin Mobile


    "Rod Speed" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > Kwyjibo <[email protected]> wrote:
    >> "Giles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    >> news:[email protected]
    >>> VMA press release
    >>> http://www.virginmobile.com.au/customerupdates/
    >>>
    >>> Optus buys out Branson
    >>> http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...-15320,00.html
    >>>
    >>> Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia
    >>> http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communi...9232190,00.htm
    >>>
    >>> SingTel unit buys over remaining 74% of Virgin Mobile Australia stake
    >>> http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...187673/1/.html

    >
    >> Does anyone know if that has to be approved by the ACCC

    >
    > I doubt it given that its an Optarse reseller, not a mobile telco.
    >
    >> or does the buyout just go through?

    >
    > Likely, tho the ACCC can chuck a wobbly if it wants to. Doubt it will care
    > tho.


    They've done nothing since Prof. Fell's retired.





  5. #5
    Rod Speed
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    Re: Optus buys out Virgin Mobile

    thegoons <[email protected]> wrote:
    > "Rod Speed" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    >> Kwyjibo <[email protected]> wrote:
    >>> "Giles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    >>> news:[email protected]
    >>>> VMA press release
    >>>> http://www.virginmobile.com.au/customerupdates/
    >>>>
    >>>> Optus buys out Branson
    >>>> http://australianit.news.com.au/arti...-15320,00.html
    >>>>
    >>>> Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia
    >>>> http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communi...9232190,00.htm
    >>>>
    >>>> SingTel unit buys over remaining 74% of Virgin Mobile Australia
    >>>> stake
    >>>> http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stori...187673/1/.html

    >>
    >>> Does anyone know if that has to be approved by the ACCC

    >>
    >> I doubt it given that its an Optarse reseller, not a mobile telco.
    >>
    >>> or does the buyout just go through?

    >>
    >> Likely, tho the ACCC can chuck a wobbly if it wants to. Doubt it
    >> will care tho.

    >
    > They've done nothing since Prof. Fell's retired.


    Wrong, as always. Try telling that to Toll and Patrick.