ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - EUROPEAN UNION - SLOVAKIA - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION - INTERNET

Dominant position: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the Slovak incumbent telecommunications operator, condemned by the European Commission for abuse of a dominant position on the market for wholesale broadband access services, could also be sanctioned by the Slovak NCA for abuse on the wholesale and retail markets for telephone and dial-up broadband internet access services (Slovak Telekom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 25 February 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C- 857/19 (Slovak Telekom a.s. v. Protimonopolný úrad Slovenskej republiky) https://lactu-concurrence.us14.list...which follows a reference for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Slovak Supreme Court. On 26 September 2005, the Slovak Competition Authority initiated proceedings against the Slovak incumbent operator for abuse of a dominant position under Article 102 TFEU. The opening of these proceedings was notified to the European Commission and the other competition authorities of the Member States in October 2005. At this stage, the Commission

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Alain Ronzano, Dominant position: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the Slovak incumbent telecommunications operator, condemned by the European Commission for abuse of a dominant position on the market for wholesale broadband access services, could also be sanctioned by the Slovak NCA for abuse on the wholesale and retail markets for telephone and dial-up broadband internet access services (Slovak Telekom), 25 February 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99468, www.concurrences.com

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