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Competence: The Paris Court of Appeal overturns an interim measures decision by the New Caledonian Competition Authority, finding that it has no jurisdiction to hear practices relating to the operation of telecommunications networks and services because this market is subject to a legal monopoly (New Caledonian Post and Telecommunications Office / Société Calédonienne de Connectivité Internationale)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. We remember that thanks to a decision no. 2020-MC-01 of July 2, 2020The New Caledonian Competition Authority had adopted its first decision on protective measures against the Office des Postes et Télécommunications de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (OPT-NC). Strictly interpreting the exclusive rights conferred on OPT by regulation, the Authority had considered at that stage that OPT-NC could not prevent the Société calédonienne de connectivité internationale (SCCI), which wished to install a submarine cable between New Caledonia and Australia to provide international connectivity capacity services to New Caledonian customers, from entering that

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Alain Ronzano, Competence: The Paris Court of Appeal overturns an interim measures decision by the New Caledonian Competition Authority, finding that it has no jurisdiction to hear practices relating to the operation of telecommunications networks and services because this market is subject to a legal monopoly (New Caledonian Post and Telecommunications Office / Société Calédonienne de Connectivité Internationale), 29 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 97729, www.concurrences.com

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