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Metaswitch files antitrust suit against Ribbon Communications

Tuesday 20 November 2018 | 09:25 CET | News
Metaswitch has filed an antitrust action against Ribbon Communications, accusing the company of aggressively consolidating the industry through serial acquisitions and of illegally using exclusionary and deceptive tactics to eliminate its last major competitor in the market. Metaswitch said Ribbon was trying to dominate a "captive" market with an anticompetitive campaign to "kill Metaswitch." The companies have been embroiled in patent infringement lawsuits for many years. The latest chapter showed Ribbon filing a new lawsuit in April, saying Metaswitch was still using infringing patents.

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Companies: MetaSwitch / Ribbon Communications
Countries: United States
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