The EU Commission sends a statement of objections to operators of mobile telephony regarding their network sharing agreement in the Czech market (O2 / CETIN / T-Mobile)

Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to O2 CZ, CETIN and T-Mobile CZ for their network sharing agreement* The European Commission has informed Czech operators of mobile telephony O2 CZ and T-Mobile CZ, as well as the Czech telecom infrastructure provider CETIN of its preliminary view that their network sharing agreement restricts competition in breach of EU antitrust rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Operators sharing networks generally benefits consumers in terms of faster roll out, cost savings and coverage in rural areas. However, when there are signs that co-operative agreements may be harmful to consumers, it is our role to investigate these and ensure that markets indeed remain competitive. In the present case, we

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European Commission, The EU Commission sends a statement of objections to operators of mobile telephony regarding their network sharing agreement in the Czech market (O2 / CETIN / T-Mobile), 7 August 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2019, Art. N° 91555

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