0
Broadband

KPN fined EUR 8.5 mln after losing court appeal

Wednesday 9 January 2013 | 15:39 CET | News
Dutch regulator Opta has issued fines totaling around EUR 8.5 million against KPN. The fines were first levied in February 2010, but became unconditional on 09 January following a ruling by the corporate appeals court (CBb). The court did lower the value of the fines, from an original amount of around EUR 10 million, after canceling some of the levies for repeat offences. KPN's appeal was otherwise rejected, and the court affirmed Opta's decision that KPN gave illegal discounts to six large corporate customers in the period 2004-06. KPN also demanded the right to be invited first to pitch for

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: ACM / KPN
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

KPN reaches new compliance agreement with ACM

Published 25 Jun 2014 09:05 CET | Netherlands
Dutch regulator ACM has reached an agreement with KPN on improving the incumbent operator's compliance and oversight. The ACM ...

KPN fined EUR 900,000 for govt tender violations

Published 22 Jun 2014 16:56 CET | Netherlands
Dutch regulator ACM has confirmed a fine of EUR 900,000 against KPN for pricing violations in a government tender. The fine was ...

Opta beboet KPN Zakelijke Markt met 8,5 miljoen euro

Published 09 Jan 2013 14:41 CET | Netherlands
Opta heeft aan KPN boetes opgelegd van ruim 8,5 miljoen euro. De boetes zijn al van februari 2010, maar op 9 januari ...

Court overturns KPN fine on business discounts

Published 04 May 2012 10:11 CET | Netherlands
A court in Rotterdam has overturned a fine issued by regulator Opta against KPN in 2010. The fine of EUR 720,000 was issued for ...

Tele2 declared winner of Dutch govt contract

Published 18 Apr 2012 17:05 CET | Netherlands
Tele2 Netherlands has won the contract to provide fixed telephony services for the Dutch government, after a two-year legal ...

Opta lowers non-compliance fine on KPN

Published 30 Mar 2012 10:26 CET | Netherlands
Dutch regulator Opta has reduced the fine it imposed on KPN for non-compliance to EUR 25,000 from 100,000. Opta had originally ...

Opta puts KPN under close supervision, with immediate effect

Published 21 Dec 2011 09:02 CET | Netherlands
Opta has decided to put KPN under sharper supervision, with immediate effect. The Dutch regulator feels there is a high risk of ...

Opta to regulate KPN on business telephony market

Published 08 Dec 2011 13:22 CET | Netherlands
Opta is taking extra regulatory action on fixed telephony commercial retail market, where it feels KPN has significant market ...

Opta fines KPN again for non-compliance

Published 28 Nov 2011 09:20 CET | Netherlands
Dutch regulator Opta wants KPN to pay a penalty fine of EUR 100,000. Opta wants the operator to pay the maximum fine, because KPN ...

KPN, Opta each win rulings in fine cases

Published 20 Sep 2011 16:50 CET | Netherlands
KPN has won one case and lost another over fines from market regulator Opta. The Dutch operator's appeal was rejected in a case ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

27 Jan Uptime
28 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2020
28 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2020
28 Jan Skyworks fiscal Q1
28 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2020
28 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2020
28 Jan Comcast Q4 2020
28 Jan 8x8 fiscal Q3
29 Jan Airtel Africa Q4 2020
29 Jan Charter Communications Q4 2020
29 Jan Ericsson Q4 2020
29 Jan Telia Q4 2020
29 Jan NEC fiscal Q3
01 Feb Cirrus Logic Q3
01 Feb On Semiconductor Q4
01 Feb NXP Semiconductors Q4 2020
01 Feb Harmonic Q4 2020
02 Feb Lumentum fiscal Q2
02 Feb Amazon.com Q4 2020
02 Feb Alphabet Q4 2020
02 Feb Viavi fiscal Q2
02 Feb FireEye Q4 2020
02 Feb Telenor Q4 2020
02 Feb Vodacom fiscal Q3
02 Feb Tele2 Q4 2020
03 Feb Aviat Networks fiscal Q2
03 Feb Turk Telekom Q4 results
03 Feb Qualcomm fiscal Q1
03 Feb Netgear Q4 2020
03 Feb Adtran Q4
::: More Calendar Items