CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION - PARALLELISM OF BEHAVIOUR - MARKET SHARING

Parallel behaviours: The French Competition Council fines heavily telecom operators for market-sharing (Secteur de la téléphonie mobile)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Conc. conc. dec. no. 05-D-65 of 30 November 2005 on practices observed in the mobile telephony sector In addition to the exchange of information, Orange France, SFR and Bouygues Télécom were accused of having reached an agreement to stabilise their respective positions in total sales of subscriptions on the retail mobile telephony market. The evidence of this cartel, analysed as a concerted practice, is provided by a number of concordant indices: 1°) Documents seized from companies refer to the existence of an agreement (even if the confusing and sometimes contradictory nature of the documents

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Parallel behaviours: The French Competition Council fines heavily telecom operators for market-sharing (Secteur de la téléphonie mobile), 30 November 2005, Concurrences N° 1-2006, Art. N° 857, pp. 131-132

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