Cartel office investigates St. Gallen, Swisscom fibre deal

Wednesday 5 January 2011 | 09:29 CET | News
The Swiss competition commission Weko is launching an investigation into the construction of a fibre-optic network in the city of St Gallen, where Swisscom has signed a deal with the local utility provider. Weko has received complaints from the Swiss cable operators association Swisscable indicating that the agreement could be impeding competition on the broadband market, according to Dow Jones Newswires. The contract between St.Gallen and Swisscom is the first of several contract signed by local utilities provider and Swisscom for deploying fibre-optic networks that Weko intends to

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Companies: Swisscom / Weko
Countries: Switzerland
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