Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Niko Hukkinen and Sari Rasinkangas
Thursday, 2 May 2013
The Competition Commission of Pakistan has fined 14 long-distance call telecoms operators over 9 billion rupees (€69 million) for fixing prices and allocating customers – the authority's highest fine by some measure.
Monday, 22 April 2013
Olle Rislund & Kristoffer Molin
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
South Africa’s Competition Commission has settled with Telkom and agreed to withdraw its cross-appeal regarding an abuse of dominance fine handed down last year.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has opened an investigation of the country’s three largest mobile telephone operators over allegedly abusing their collective dominant position.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
Joaquín Almunia says he will draft legislation to address the contrast between public and private enforcement in the next months, while warning telecoms companies against national mergers.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
The “fragmentation” of the European marketplace makes it hard for companies to innovate in fast-moving industries, said William Kennard, US ambassador to the European Union. Katy Oglethorpe in Brussels
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
France’s Competition Authority has urged the country’s largest mobile operators to implement commitments that would make it easier for virtual mobile companies to compete in the market.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
Spain’s National Competition Commission (CNC) has opened an antitrust investigation of Telefónica, only weeks after hitting the company with a €46.5 million fine for its alleged anti-competitive activity.
Friday, 21 December 2012
Spain’s National Competition Commission (CNC) has fined Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange €120 million for abusing their collective dominant position in the market for text messages.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Sprint has struck a deal to buy out the remaining shares in smaller rival Clearwire, paying shareholders US$2.2 billion and solidifying its status as the third-largest mobile telecoms company in the United States.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Austria’s Competition Authority is set to appeal against the Cartel Court’s unconditional approval of Telekom Austria’s €390 million acquisition of low-cost mobile operator Yesss! from rival Orange.
Friday, 30 November 2012
Belgium’s Competition Council has dismissed an abuse of dominance case against telecoms incumbent Belgacom, saying its behaviour did not lead to margin squeeze.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Austria’s Cartel Court has approved Telekom Austria’s €390 milllion acquisition of low cost mobile operator Yesss! from Orange, a side deal of Orange’s merger with Hutchison 3G.
Friday, 26 October 2012
Lahore’s High Court has approved an interim order filed by several authorities, including the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), opposing the creation of a single telecoms clearing house for international calls.