FRANKFURT Dec 6 Kabel Deutschland
said on Thursday Germany's cartel office has expressed concerns
about its planned acquisition of rival Tele Columbus
The cable company said it would carefully analyse those
concerns and evaluate what remedies it could offer to address
Kabel Deutschland agreed this year to buy regional player
Tele Columbus, one of the last big targets left in the country's
once-fragmented cable market, for about 618 million euros
($802.6 million), including debt of around 600 million.
Tele Columbus provides cable services to 1.7 million
customers, mainly in Berlin, Dresden, Magdeburg and Potsdam.
($1 = 0.7700 euros)
(Reporting By Edward Taylor)