The Hungarian Competition Authority establishes that the telecom incumbent abused its dominant position on the ADSL Internet market (Magyar Telekom)

In its decision of 5 September 2006 the Hungarian Competition Office established that the practice adopted by Hungarian Telekom for ADSL-modem removal infringed Article 21 (a) of the Hungarian Competition Act - the equivalent provision to Article 82 of the EC Treaty. Hungarian Telekom, which is 60% owned by Deutsche Telekom AG, has long been the biggest player on the Hungarian telecommunication market. 72% of the inhabitants of Hungary live under the concession territory of Hungarian Telekom. Hungarian Telekom, on the one hand, is a wholesaler of internet access to retailer internet providers, and on the other hand is also a

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  • Hogan Lovells (Budapest)

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Csaba Tóth, The Hungarian Competition Authority establishes that the telecom incumbent abused its dominant position on the ADSL Internet market (Magyar Telekom), 5 September 2006, e-Competitions Barriers to entry in the digital market, Art. N° 12418

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