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Court orders Orange to pay Outremer EUR 8 million

Monday 23 March 2015 | 08:07 CET | News
Orange Caraibes has been ordered by the Paris Commercial Court to pay Altice subsidiary Outremer Telecom EUR 8 million for engaging in anti-competitive practices in the French West Indies. Two tariffs were examined, the first offering a discount rates for fixed-to-mobile on-net calls and the second is a loyalty scheme offering a free new phone to existing customers who sign a new 2-year contract. BFM Business reports that Orange was found guilty of abusing its dominant position the French West Indies and French Guiana by the Paris Court of Appeal in 2010. Its EUR 60 million fine went to state

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Categories: General
Companies: Altice Europe / Digicel / Orange / Orange Caraibes / Outremer Telecom
Countries: Caribbean / France / French Guiana
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