ALERTS : STATE AID - REDUCTION OF ROYALTIES

Reduction of royalties: The French State Council dismisses the request of a mobile carrier related to the conditions for the handover of the frequencies in order to reattribute it to the next mobile phone license (Bouygues / Orange)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Bouygues Télécom's new setback over the award of licences for mobile telephony. After the European Court of Justice which, in a judgement of 2 April 2009, confirmed in the case of of the UMTS licenses in France that the reduction in the amount of the fees payable by Orange and SFR did not constitute State aid, rejecting by the same token the claims of the third largest French mobile operator, it is now the Council of State which comes, thanks to a judgment handed down yesterday, 27 April 2009, to dismiss Bouygues Telecom's application against the ARCEP's decision setting the conditions and timetable for the retrocession of part of the frequencies currently

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Alain Ronzano, Reduction of royalties: The French State Council dismisses the request of a mobile carrier related to the conditions for the handover of the frequencies in order to reattribute it to the next mobile phone license (Bouygues / Orange), 27 April 2009, Concurrences N° 3-2009, Art. N° 56710, www.concurrences.com

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