ALERTE : UNILATERAL PRACTICE - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION - TARIFF DIFFERENTIATION - FINE - APPEAL

Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of appeal confirms in full the French NCA’s decision regarding tariff differentiation practices by two major telephone operators (Orange/SFR)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On May 19, 2016, the Paris Court of Appeal handed down its ruling http://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.... in the case of price differentiation practices implemented in mainland France by Orange and SFR through the marketing of "on net" abundance offers, allowing subscribers to make unlimited calls to their only contacts who are customers of the same network. Although the Paris Court confirms in all respects the analysis of the Competition Authority on the merits, it nevertheless reduces the penalties imposed on Orange - €117 419 000 - and SFR - €65 708 000 - by 20% in order to take better account, if not of the novelty of the practice, at least of

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Alain Ronzano, Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of appeal confirms in full the French NCA’s decision regarding tariff differentiation practices by two major telephone operators (Orange/SFR), 19 May 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81047, www.concurrences.com

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