The EU Commission opens a formal investigation concerning a network sharing agreement between two mobile phone companies (O2 / CETIN / T-Mobile)

Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into mobile telephone network sharing in Czech Republic* The European Commission has opened an investigation into a network sharing agreement between two Czech operators of mobile telephony, O2 CZ / CETIN and T-Mobile CZ. The Commission will examine whether the cooperation restricts competition and thereby harms innovation in breach of EU antitrust rules. EU Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager said: "Network sharing agreements can bring about efficiencies, such as reduced deployment costs and may allow for network expansion to previously unserved areas. But, in some circumstances, network sharing may

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens a formal investigation concerning a network sharing agreement between two mobile phone companies (O2 / CETIN / T-Mobile), 25 October 2016, e-Competitions October 2016, Art. N° 81856

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