The Swiss Federal Administrative Court revokes CHF 333 M fine against leading telecommunications provider’s subsidiary (Swisscom Mobile)

I. Summary The Swiss Federal Administrative Court overruled a judgment rendered by the Swiss Competition Commission imposing a fine of CHF 333 M on Swisscom Mobile for abusing its dominant position by improperly enforcing inflated prices for mobile termination. II. Case 1. Parties Swisscom Mobile: Swisscom Mobile has offered mobile communications since 1978 and is a subsidiary of Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications provider. Comco: The Competition Commission is Switzerland's competition agency that decides on proposals made by its secretariat and as such is responsible in the first instance for antitrust violations [1]. 2. Other concerned undertakings Orange: Orange Communications AG (Orange) is a Swiss mobile phone operator. Sunrise: TDC Switzerland AG

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Patrick Krauskopf, Katrin Emmenegger, The Swiss Federal Administrative Court revokes CHF 333 M fine against leading telecommunications provider’s subsidiary (Swisscom Mobile), 24 February 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2010, Art. N° 33291

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