EU court bypasses European Commission on termination rates

Thursday 15 September 2016 | 16:29 CET | News
A national court can set rates for mobile and fixed termination, according to a ruling by the EU Court of Justice in a case brought by Dutch operators against the national regulator ACM. The court must take account of the recommendations from the European Commission on termination, but can vary from these based on the specific circumstances of the local market. The opinion follows a case brought by the Dutch operators against the ACM's decision of August 2013 setting new termination rates. The Dutch corporate appeals court suspended the ACM's decision and set higher rates. The Dutch judge can

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Companies: ACM / KPN
Countries: Europe
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