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Single meeting held to be concerted practice

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • July 13 2009

On 4 June 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a single meeting between Dutch mobile phone operators could result in anti-competitive collusion in breach of Article 81(1) EC

Licensing of France’s fourth mobile phone operator did not involve state aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • May 12 2011

The procedure followed when awarding France's fourth 3G mobile phone licence did not result in state aid according to the Commission

OrangeT-Mobile merger cleared after parties agree to divest mobile spectrum rights

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 4 2010

On 1 March 2010, the European Commission cleared the proposed joint venture between Orange UK (a subsidiary of France Telecom) and T-mobile UK (a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom) after the parties agreed to: divest one quarter of their rights over the 1800 MHz spectrum band used by mobile phone companies; and amend an existing network sharing agreement with a competitor, Hutchinson 3G UK

Commission rejects abuse of dominance complaint in Slovenian mobile markets

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Slovenia
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  • March 4 2011

The European Commission has rejected a complaint by Si.mobil that Mobitel had abused a dominant position on the Slovenian mobile retail and wholesale communications market

General Court confirms that government statements of support do not constitute State aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 7 2010

On 21 May 2010, the General Court annulled a decision of the European Commission which had earlier concluded that certain statements, made by the French Minister of the Economy in 2002 indicating that the Government was considering making a shareholder loan to France Telecom (FT), constituted illegal State aid

Polish telecommunications operator fined 127m for abuses on broadband market

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Poland
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  • July 6 2011

On 22 June 2011, Telekomunikacja Polska (TP) was fined 127,554,194 for restricting access to competitors on the broadband market in Poland

Polish telecoms operator receives statement of objections

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Poland
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  • March 22 2010

The European Commission announced, on 1 March 2010, that it has sent a Statement of Objections to Telekomunikacja Polska SA (TP) regarding alleged abuse of a dominant position within the Polish broadband services market

Iberia’s largest telephone companies receive statement of objections as antitrust investigation continues

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Portugal, Spain
  • -
  • November 10 2011

The Commission has sent a statement of objections to Telefónica SA and Portugal Telecom regarding an alleged market sharing agreement

Carphone Warehouse set to acquire Tiscali

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2009

Tiscali UK, a subsidiary of Italian giant Tiscali SpA, will be acquired by the Carphone Warehouse Group Plc UK following a decision by the European Commission that the merged entity will not significantly impede competition in the European Economic Area

ECJ upholds Deutsche Telekom’s 12.6m fine for imposing a ‘margin squeeze’

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 25 2010

In 2003, Deutsche Telekom (DT) was fined 12.6m for abuse of its dominant position in the market for direct access to its fixed telephony network from 1998