The Spanish competition authority adopts a prudent approach on alleged price squeeze and discriminatory practices by the telecommunications incumbent on interconnection and termination fees (Uni2-MCI WorldCom / Telefonica Móviles)

Uni2 and MCI WorldCom España, two telecommunication operators, lodged a complaint on 31 October 2002 before the Servicio de Defensa de la Competencia (hereinafter, “SDC”) against Telefonica Móviles (hereinafter, “TME”). The SDC opened proceedings against TME and sent a draft decision to the Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia (hereinafter, “TDC”), in which it held that the alleged practices infringed Article 82 EC and article 6 of the Competition Act of 1989 (the national equivalent to Article 82 EC). The SDC had found that : The termination fees charged by TME to its competitors providing fixed telephony services to corporate end-users were constitutive of a “price squeeze” abuse, and that ; The difference in the interconnection fees charged to the other two mobile operators and the

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Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, The Spanish competition authority adopts a prudent approach on alleged price squeeze and discriminatory practices by the telecommunications incumbent on interconnection and termination fees (Uni2-MCI WorldCom / Telefonica Móviles), 22 décembre 2004, Bulletin e-Competitions December 2004, Art. N° 187

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