The French Competition Authority orders interim measures regarding alleged abuses of dominant position in the mobile or fixed telephony sector and anticompetitive practices in the French overseas départements (Orange Caraïbe)

Mobile telephony in Martinique, Guadeloupe and Guyana - The Conseil de la concurrence hands down interim measures against Orange Caraïbe.* On 9th July 2004, the Conseil de la concurrence received a complaint from the mobile telephony operator Bouygues Télécom Caraïbe. The complainant claimed that the firms Orange Caraïbe and France Télécom were abusing their dominant position in the mobile or fixed telephony sector, and engaging in anticompetitive practices in the French overseas départements of Martinique, Guadeloupe et Guyane. The Conseil de la concurrence ruled that there was sufficient evidence of serious and immediate harm to the sector and consumers, and imposed interim measures. It also decided to pursue a full investigation of the case on the merits. The mobile telephony sector

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority orders interim measures regarding alleged abuses of dominant position in the mobile or fixed telephony sector and anticompetitive practices in the French overseas départements (Orange Caraïbe), 9 December 2004, e-Competitions December 2004, Art. N° 61478

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