The Cyprus Competition Authority fines the telecommunications incumbent and a subscriber channel for a restrictive cooperation agreement on the DSL market (CYTA/LTV)

In its unanimous decision of 4 August 2006 the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition (C.P.C.) imposed a fine of £CY 80.000 on Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) and of £CY 65.000 on subscriber channel LTV for a cooperation deal which had never actually been implemented, whose object, though, was deemed to be restrictive of competition in the markets of pay-TV and digital interactive platform, as well as in the relevant market of broadband services. The C.P.C. held that the CYTA/LTV content deal, consisting of two draft agreements collected during the unannounced inspections at the premises of the two corporations, infringed Section 4 (1) (b) and (c) of the Protection of Competition Law of 1989 (Law 207/89), as amended, and, therefore, it could not be implemented as

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