T-Mobile wants to acquire Orange Netherlands, a branch of France Telecom. France Telecom has been trying to sell Orange Netherlands since February. European Union regulators have given the go-ahead for T-Mobile Netherlands to buy Orange Netherlands. According to the Houston Chronicle the European Commission said the deal would “not significantly impede effective competition” in EU markets.
Orange serves 1.9 million mobile phone customers and 612,000 Internet users in the land of tulips and windmills. This acquisition would make T-Mobile the second largest mobile phone provider in the Dutch market.