Electronic communications: The French Administrative Supreme Court rejects the appeal against the decision of the Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority not to raise objections to the extension of a network sharing contract (Bouygues Télécom, SFR)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a decision dated December 15, 2021 (CE, December 15, 2021, n° 448067 and 448101), the Conseil d'Etat rejected the appeals of Bouygues Telecom and SFR against the decision of the French regulatory authority for electronic communications, posts and press distribution [hereinafter the "ARCEP"] not to oppose the extension of Free Mobile 's roaming agreement on Orange's 2G and 3G networks until December 31, 2022, even though the agreement was due to expire on December 31, 2020. This decision is part of a recurring dispute between the mobile operators since the initial agreement was signed in 2011. As a reminder, in order to take account of Free's status as a

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Orion Berg, Alexandre Martin, Electronic communications: The French Administrative Supreme Court rejects the appeal against the decision of the Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority not to raise objections to the extension of a network sharing contract (Bouygues Télécom, SFR), 15 December 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106658, pp. 184-187

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