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Court orders Euskaltel to pay Orange EUR 222 mln

Friday 20 April 2012 | 08:38 CET | News
A court in Spain's Basque region (Tribunal Superior de Justicia del Pais Vasco – TSJPV) has validated the decision of a Paris court demanding regional cable operator Euskaltel pay mobile operator Orange EUR 222 million in damages over the pair's mobile partnership termination. Euskaltel broke the partnership with Orange in November 2006, with both operators claiming the right to existing customers. Spanish telecoms regulator CMT then settled the dispute by ruling the pair had to continue their partnership, running an uninterrupted service for the 460,000 existing customers, until users

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Euskaltel / Orange
Countries: Spain
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