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Chile's WOM files anti-trust complaint against mobile rivals

Tuesday 13 September 2016 | 13:54 CET | News
Chilean operator WOM (formerly Nextel Chile) filed a complaint before the country's Economic Attorney General's Office (FNE) on 07 September against what it describes as the anti-competitive practices of its rivals, reports local daily La Tercera. According to the operator, Movistar (Telefonica), Entel and Claro (America Movil) are abusing their market dominance and restricting WOM's market access by selling phones that only work with specific spectrum bands. WOM is the only Chilean operator operating on the AWS band and has led the country's mobile portability rankings for over a year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / Entel / Movistar / Subtel / Telefonica / WOM
Countries: Chile
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