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Apple commits to cross-border warranty repair services for iPhone applications
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • October 11 2010

In early 2010, the European Commission launched an investigation into Apple's policy of insisting on a "country of purchase" rule under which warranty repair services for iPhone applications were only available in the country where the iPhone was purchased

ECJ confirms France Télécom received a selective advantage under the tax rules
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2011

The ECJ upheld the General Court’s decision that the special tax regime afforded to France Télécom (FT) between 1994 and 2002 constituted state aid

Commission rejects abuse of dominance complaint in Slovenian mobile markets
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Slovenia
  • 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

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

Regulation preventing excessive charges for mobile roaming is valid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2010

Four leading European mobile telephone operators, Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile and Telefónica, have challenged the validity of the EU's rules establishing a price ceiling for wholesale mobile roaming (the Roaming Regulation) before the High Court of England & Wales

Investigation opened into Telefónica and Portugal Telecom agreement
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Portugal, Spain
  • February 3 2011

On 24 January 2011, the Commission opened an investigation into whether Telefónica (Spain) and Portugal Telecom had entered into an agreement not to compete on the Iberian telecoms market between September 2010 and December 2011

Licensing of France’s fourth mobile phone operator did not involve state aid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • 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
  • European Union
  • 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

Polish telecoms operator receives statement of objections
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Poland
  • 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

OFT applies to review OrangeT-Mobile joint venture
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 16 2010

On 2 February 2010, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) asked the European Commission to allow it to consider the implications on the UK market of the proposed joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile