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CNMC fines Telefonica EUR 26 mln for 'restrictive' contracts

Wednesday 5 November 2014 | 10:07 CET | News
Spain's telecoms regulator CNMC has fined Telefonica a total of EUR 25.78 million for practices that limit the ability of its business customers to switch operators and change contracts. Telefonica is accused of including permanence clauses in its SME contracts that were automatically renewed and also included penalties that became increasingly higher as contract expiry date approached. The CNMC described the practice as anti-competitive in that it served to "disproportionately" limit the capacity of Telefonica's mobile customers to change operators. In addition, Telefonica's actions

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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