CASE COMMENTS: REGULATED SECTORS - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - REGULATION OF TERMINATION RATES

Telecommunications - Termination rates: The Council of State approves the method applied by the regulator for setting termination rates, but cancels the rates applied to one mobile operator (Orange France, SFR)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CE, July 24, 2009, Orange France and SFR, No. 324642 and 3 24687 In this ruling, the Conseil d'État ruled on the pricing framework for voice call terminations imposed by ARCEP on mobile operators in mainland France for the period from July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010. The high administrative court validated the principles implemented by ARCEP but censured the maintenance of a higher tariff ceiling in favour of Bouygues Telecom as from July 1, 2010. The ruling, which initiates a move towards more extensive control instead of the restricted control practiced until then, is however not free of ambiguity regarding the intensity of the control exercised by

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Orion Berg, Telecommunications - Termination rates: The Council of State approves the method applied by the regulator for setting termination rates, but cancels the rates applied to one mobile operator (Orange France, SFR), 24 July 2009, Concurrences N° 4-2009, Art. N° 29343, pp. 187-189

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