The merger between the two Danish fiber-optic companies has been approved by the competition authorities after 11 months. The merger was approved on May 30th, and today the merger is a reality. GlobalConnect covers Denmark, Northern Germany and parts of Sweden. The company reported turnover of DKK 694m in 2017. Nianet provides services to both private and public companies in Denmark, and in 2017, they reported turnover of DKK 367m.