Vodafone in talks with Liberty to combine Netherlands biz

A staff member poses with a mock oversized Vodafone Secure SIM card at the Vodafone booth at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover, March, 5, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files
Vodafone Group on Tuesday confirmed its talks with Liberty Global to combine their businesses in the Netherlands.

“Following recent media speculation, Vodafone confirms it is in discussions with Liberty Global regarding the creation of a joint venture in the Netherlands that would incorporate both companies’ local operating businesses. The discussions are ongoing and do not extend beyond the creation of a joint venture in the Netherlands,” said Vodafone in a statement.

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