Canada's Competition Bureau clears Shaw's acquisition of Wind Mobile

Thu Feb 4, 2016 5:22pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 4 (Reuters) - A Canadian competition watchdog said on Thursday it will not challenge Shaw Communications Inc's C$1.6 billion ($1.16 billion) bid for Wind Mobile, the country's fourth-largest wireless provider.

The Competition Bureau said the deal is unlikely to lessen competition, since Shaw does not currently own any wireless assets.

($1 = 1.3752 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Sandra Maler)