The Mauritius Competition Authority places two mobile operators under scrutiny for alleged discriminatory pricing policy (Emtel / Orange)

Mauritius Competition watchdog places mobile operators under scrutiny* Investigation by the CCM into allegedly discriminatory mobile pricing policies by the two main operators in the island nation of about 1.2 Million. On 27 August 2015, the Competition Commission of Mauritius (“CCM”) announced an investigation against two major mobile operators, Emtel and Orange. The CCM has identified similar concerns to those examined in other jurisdictions such as France and South Africa, related to the exclusionary effects of discriminatory pricing policy for calling services. Price discrimination triggered the investigation The CCM is concerned that the two major mobile telephony operators may be discriminating between tariffs for calls made between subscribers within the same network (“on-net

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  • Wallonia-Brussels Trade Commission - AWEX (Johannesburg)

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Julie Tirtiaux, The Mauritius Competition Authority places two mobile operators under scrutiny for alleged discriminatory pricing policy (Emtel / Orange), 27 August 2015, e-Competitions August 2015, Art. N° 76788

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