The Stockholm District Court rejects price discrimination claim against network operator (Verizon / Tele2)

Stockholm District Court has rejected a claim by Verizon that Tele2 had abused a dominant position by charging discriminatory call termination rates. Verizon's claim was made after another customer of Tele2 had succeeded in obtaining a partial repayment of call termination fees. Background The case concerned the rates that Sweden-based telecoms group Tele2 charged Verizon, a US-based player with its own network in Sweden, for terminating calls in Tele2's network. Such termination charges occur each time a Verizon subscriber calls a Tele2 subscriber. Tele2 provided call termination in its network to several operators in addition to Verizon. One of these,

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Simen M. Klevstrand, The Stockholm District Court rejects price discrimination claim against network operator (Verizon / Tele2), 7 February 2014, e-Competitions Telecom & Dominance, Art. N° 68831

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