BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French telecoms operator Iliad ILD.PA on Tuesday won EU antitrust clearance for its 3.5-billion-euro ($4.14 billion)acquisition of Polish mobile group Play PLY.WA as it stepped up its overseas expansion.
The European Commission’s decision published on its website confirmed a Reuters story on Oct. 14.
Iliad, Europe’s sixth-largest mobile operator, is controlled by French tycoon Xavier Niel and is present in Ireland and Italy.
Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by Kirsten Donovan
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