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Commitments: The French Competition Authority fines a major telecommunication group for non-compliance with some of the commitments made at the time of its acquisition of a large telephone company in relation to the divestiture of an overseas company’s mobile telephony business (Altice/Numericable/Outremer Telecom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EUR 15 million is the amount of the fine imposed on the Altice/Numericable group by the French Competition Authority in Decision No 16-D-07 of 19 April 2016.for having knowingly (pts. 112 and 122) decided not to comply with the commitments related to the divestiture of Outremer Telecom's mobile telephony activities at the time of the acquisition of SFR authorized on October 30, 2014, commitments qualified as central offices (pt. 218): (i) to make their best efforts to avoid any risk of loss of

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Alain Ronzano, Commitments: The French Competition Authority fines a major telecommunication group for non-compliance with some of the commitments made at the time of its acquisition of a large telephone company in relation to the divestiture of an overseas company’s mobile telephony business (Altice/Numericable/Outremer Telecom), 19 April 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 80984, www.concurrences.com

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