The French Competition Authority fines a mobile carrier for abuse of dominance in the business market (Orange)

The Autorité de la concurrence fines Orange 350 million euros for having abusively hindered the development of competition in the business market since the early 2000s. The Autorité also takes action to restore market competition for the benefit of business clients* In brief After complaints were brought firstly by Bouygues Telecom [1] and then by SFR [2] , the Autorité de la concurrence today issued its decision whereby it fines Orange 350 million euros for having implemented four anticompetitive practices on the markets for fixed and mobile telecommunications services provided to the company's business clientele. The Autorité is also imposing injunctions in order to immediately restore fair competition within these markets. Regarding mobile telecommunications services, Orange is fined

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines a mobile carrier for abuse of dominance in the business market (Orange), 17 December 2015, e-Competitions Telecom & Dominance, Art. N° 77373

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