The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition imposes fines on the national vertically integrated communications provider as a result of charging high prices regarding the supply of international capacity through the SMW-3 submarine fiber optic cable system (Primetel / CYTA)

The Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) decided to impose a fine on Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) amounting to €295.277,00 regarding the infringement of section 6 (1) (a) of the Protection of Competition Law (L. 13(I)/2008) in relation to the examination of a complaint filed by PrimeTel Co Ltd (Primetel) against CYTA* Following the completion of the hearing process, and after taking into consideration the concerned parties’ written submissions, the CPC evaluated all the evidence before it and unanimously decided at its meeting convened on 25 January 2013, that CYTA had infringed section 6 (1) (a) of the Protection of Competition Law (hereinafter ‘the Law’). The subject of the

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  • Commission for the Protection of Competition of the Republic of Cyprus (Nycosia)

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Costakis Christoforou, The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition imposes fines on the national vertically integrated communications provider as a result of charging high prices regarding the supply of international capacity through the SMW-3 submarine fiber optic cable system (Primetel / CYTA), 10 April 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2013, Art. N° 56987

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