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Industry Trend Analysis - Higher Industry Risks From State Infrastructure Consolidation - SEPT 2017

Pooling state-owned broadband infrastructure to ensure better targeted rural investment is a laudable goal, but proposals to merge two state-owned players seem more politically- than commercially-motivated. Increased Industry Risk would be seen as the state would tighten its grip on key resources as it lacks the expertise to fully exploit this opportunity.