The Court of Amsterdam orders a new entrance to cease actively soliciting the clients of the telecommunication incumbent on the ADSL market under a penalty of €5000 (Wanadoo / KPN)

KPN, the Dutch historical telecommunication operator, owned an ADSL network through which it provided “fast ip access” to other internet service providers. “Fast ip access” enabled other internet service providers to provide their services to end-users. Wanadoo is an Internet service provider which had recently set up its own broadband-network in a part of The Netherlands. It offered inter alia broadband access services. On 18 December 2003, KPN and Wanadoo concluded a two years cooperation agreement (hereafter the “agreement”), by which KPN undertook to supply “fast ip access” and ADSL services to Wanadoo. Under this agreement, Wanadoo could provide internet services to end-users which automatically obtained an ADSL subscription with KPN. Contracts with end-users were concluded for a period

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Tristan Baumé, The Court of Amsterdam orders a new entrance to cease actively soliciting the clients of the telecommunication incumbent on the ADSL market under a penalty of €5000 (Wanadoo / KPN), 31 August 2005, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 281

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