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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

General Court confirms that government statements of support do not constitute State aid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • 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

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

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

Polish telecommunications operator fined 127m for abuses on broadband market
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Poland
  • 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

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

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

Advocate General’s Opinion on Deutsche Telekom margin squeeze appeal
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Germany, European Union
  • May 5 2010

Advocate General Mazak delivered his Opinion to the European Court of Justice on 22 April 2010 (in Case C-28008P) on the appeal by Deutsche Telekom

Carphone Warehouse set to acquire Tiscali
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • 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