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EC raids internet providers in peering investigation

Thursday 11 July 2013 | 13:45 CET | News
The European Commission has raided the premises of a number of operators offering internet connectivity services in the EU amid suspicions they may have violated competition rules and abused their dominant positions. Representatives of national competition regulators were also present. While the EC did not disclose which companies were subject to the raid, French newspaper Le Figaro reports that offices of Orange, Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom were visited starting on 09 July, and the inspections will continue until 12 July. According to the paper, the EC investigation follows a complaint

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Cogent Communications / Deutsche Telekom / European Commission / KPN / Orange / Telefonica
Countries: Europe / World
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