The French Competition Authority fines the telecommunication incumbent for having broken the injunction issued against it as part of interim measures (France Télécom)

ADSL Broadband Internet Access : the Conseil de la concurrence fines France Télécom 20 millions Euros.* Following a referral by the company 9 Télécom, the Conseil de la concurrence has fined France Télécom for breaching the injunction issued against it as part of interim measures handed down on 18th February 2000. The fines imposed totalled 20 million Euros. Context of the case In order to retail broadband Internet access (ADSL), Internet Service Providers (ISPs) take advantage of wholesale offers proposed by France Télécom or alternative operators. France Télécom and these operators divide the wholesale market between them according to three options, defined by the Autorité de Régulation des Télécommuncations (ART, the French Telecommunications Regulation Authority). Option 1 enables the

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines the telecommunication incumbent for having broken the injunction issued against it as part of interim measures (France Télécom), 13 May 2004, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 61550

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