CASE COMMENTS : UNILATERAL PRACTICES – TRANSPORT - EXCLUSIONARY PRACTICES - EXCLUSIONARY PRICES - ANTICOMPETITIVE FORECLOSURE - BEHAVIORAL INJUNCTIONS - FINES

Exclusionary practices: The French Competition Authority makes binding commitments proposed by the French telecommunications dominant operator in order to avoid price squeeze on the Internet interconnection market (Cogent/France Télécom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Aut. conc. 20.09.12, Decision 12-D-18. on practices in the sector of reciprocal interconnection services in the area of connectivity The competition authority was seized of a complaint by Cogent against France Télécom concerning several interconnection practices of the French incumbent operator for the routing of data traffic on the Internet. Cogent is a competitor of France Télécom on a particular market: the so-called data "transit" market. In the technical sense at issue here, transit is a service offered to content providers, service providers and Internet access providers. Instead of having a very large number of bilateral connections between them,

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  • Catholic University of Louvain

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Exclusionary practices: The French Competition Authority makes binding commitments proposed by the French telecommunications dominant operator in order to avoid price squeeze on the Internet interconnection market (Cogent/France Télécom), 22 November 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2013, Art. N° 50683, pp. 87-89

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