CASE COMMENT : UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL FACILITIES - COMMITMENTS

Essential facilities: The French Competition Council accepts modified commitments from France Telecom after disparagement of its competitor and retaliatory measures against its clients (France Télécom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cons. conc. dec. no. 08-D-21 of October 7, 2008 relating to practices implemented by France Telecom on the market for engineering, consulting and technical control of telephone installations in the private sector. It will be remembered that Solutel had lodged a complaint against France Télécom for manoeuvres designed to hinder its entry into a market hitherto completely covered by the incumbent operator. France Télécom, as the operator in charge of the universal service, was in fact the sole provider of the meeting point between the public and private networks. It was the only one to respond to requests for connections

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Catherine Prieto, Essential facilities: The French Competition Council accepts modified commitments from France Telecom after disparagement of its competitor and retaliatory measures against its clients (France Télécom), 7 October 2008, Concurrences N° 4-2008, Art. N° 22253, pp. 93-94

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