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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


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


ECJ upholds Deutsche Telekom’s 12.6m fine for imposing a ‘margin squeeze’
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


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


Iberia’s largest telephone companies receive statement of objections as antitrust investigation continues
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Spain, European Union, Portugal
  • November 10 2011

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


Single meeting held to be concerted practice
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • 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


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


Ten new broadband projects approved
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • February 16 2010

Following the adoption of new Commission Guidelines on the funding of broadband projects, the European Commission has authorised a raft of new proposals for broadband installation and extension


Telefonica O2’s acquisition of Hansenet cleared by European Commission
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • February 16 2010

The proposed acquisition of the German internet and telecommunications services provider Hansenet Telekommunikation GmbH by the Telefonica Group was given approval by the European Commission on 29 January 2010


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