BCE Acquisition of MTS Could Open the Door to More Consolidation

  • Approval of merger would end years-long four-player policy
  • Quebecor, Shaw waiting in the wings to see final decision

BCE Inc.’s proposed C$40-a-share acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. may open the door to renewed consolidation in the Canadian wireless market and upend the competition policy the previous government fought for years to implement.

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