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Market foreclosure : The French Competition Authority renders binding commitments to prevent the conclusion of 20-year long hosting contracts for telecom antennas, which would foreclose the market for hosting services (Téléphonie mobile)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In order to deploy and maintain their network, mobile operators must have access to high points where they install their antennas. In cities, these high points are located on rooftop terraces, bell towers or other high buildings. In rural areas, they are mainly masts specially designed to accommodate one or more antennas. Pylons: An essential part of the mobile telephony landscape Mobile phone operators absolutely need access to such high points. Various technical and economic constraints contribute to the fact that the market is not very fluid: different locations are not substitutable for operators as long as each antenna covers a certain area; there

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  • Catholic University of Louvain

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Market foreclosure : The French Competition Authority renders binding commitments to prevent the conclusion of 20-year long hosting contracts for telecom antennas, which would foreclose the market for hosting services (Téléphonie mobile), 4 June 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 75016, pp. 85-86

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