CASE COMMENTS : REGULATED SECTORS - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - FOURTH 3G MOBILE LICENCE

Telecommunications - Fourth 3G mobile licence: The Council of State rejected all the claims against the Decree setting the fixed portion of the licensing fee due from the new operator for the third-generation (3G) mobile telephony licence and against the administrative order issued by the Minister and the ARCEP (Bouygues Telecom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CE, 12 October 2010, Bouygues Telecom and others, no. 332393 and others. The litigation concerning the allocation in metropolitan France of authorizations to use frequencies in the 2.1GHz band to operate a third-generation (3G) mobile system has not been fully completed, but has reached a decisive stage with the rejection by the Conseil d'État, by means of the commented decision, of the applications submitted by two of the mobile telephone operators against various decisions relating to the procedure for allocating 5 MHz of the 15 MHz remaining available in this band to a fourth operator. This decision also has the merit of contributing to the

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Joelle Adda, Telecommunications - Fourth 3G mobile licence: The Council of State rejected all the claims against the Decree setting the fixed portion of the licensing fee due from the new operator for the third-generation (3G) mobile telephony licence and against the administrative order issued by the Minister and the ARCEP (Bouygues Telecom), 12 October 2010, Concurrences N° 4-2010, Art. N° 33033, pp. 215-218

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