The Spanish Competition Authority imposes fines of nearly € 120 M on telecom operators for having abused of their dominant position in the wholesale telephone sort messaging market (Telefonica / Vodafone / Orange)

The Council of the CNC (Comisión Nacional de la Competencia) has ordered fines of € 46.490,00 on Telefónica Móviles España, € 43.525,00 on Vodafone and € 29.950,00 on Orange. In January of 2011 the Investigations Division of the Spanish Competition Authority opened an infringement proceeding against Telefónica Móviles España, S. A. U., Vodafone España, S. A. U., and France Telecom España, S. A. U. (Orange) due to the existence of indicia of abusive practices prohibited by article 2 of the Spanish Competition Act 15/2007

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Patricia Pérez Fernández, The Spanish Competition Authority imposes fines of nearly € 120 M on telecom operators for having abused of their dominant position in the wholesale telephone sort messaging market (Telefonica / Vodafone / Orange), 19 December 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin Telecom & Dominance, Art. N° 50523

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