The Court of First Instance of The Hague dismisses a complaint for abusive access tariff on the broadband Internet access (Educatief Net - Easynet / KPN Telecom)

Nl.tree was established by nine cable operators, in order to supply, following an agreement concluded with the Dutch Ministry of Education, internet access and related services, known as “Kennisnet”, to primary schools, secondary schools and vocational and adult learning institutions. Broadband internet can be provided using different types of infrastructure, such as, inter alia, digital subscriber line (“DSL”) and coaxial cable. In 2002, almost all education institutions were connected to “Kennisnet”, by means of coaxial cable. The Dutch Ministry decided to terminate the agreement with Nl.tree by 31 December 2003 in order to enable the institutions to choose their internet providers freely. Consequently, Nl.tree, Easynet, as well as other internet service providers, submitted offers to

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Tristan Baumé, The Court of First Instance of The Hague dismisses a complaint for abusive access tariff on the broadband Internet access (Educatief Net - Easynet / KPN Telecom), 22 March 2006, e-Competitions March 2006, Art. N° 561

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