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Competition regulator greenlights cross-selling at Orange

Tuesday 15 June 2010 | 09:33 CET | News
France's competition authority has handed down a set of recommendations affecting incumbent operator France Telecom-Orange both positively and adversely. First of all, the body judges that cross-marketing should be allowed, including by Orange. Operators ought to be able to use their database of fixed-line customers to market mobile services and vice-versa. Under current regulations, Orange is prevented from doing so on grounds of its dominance in fixed network infrastructure. The operator has contested at length what it sees as a major disadvantage vis-a-vis its competitors. However, the

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Categories: General
Companies: Arcep / France Telecom / Free Mobile / Orange Business France / SFR / Virgin Mobile France
Countries: France
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