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Orange and 6 Spanish MVNOs fined for breaching porting rules

Thursday 13 March 2014 | 15:54 CET | News
Spanish telecoms regulator CNMC has fined Orange Spain and six other Spanish MVNOs that operate on its network for breaching rules governing mobile number portability. Orange has been ordered to pay a EUR 18,000 fine, while DiaMovil and MasMovil have been fined EUR 10,000 each, Carrefour Movil EUR 7,000, The Phone House EUR 6,000 and Moreminutes and Hualon EUR 4,000 and EUR 3,000 respectively. The fines derive from a complaint filed by Vodafone Spain against Orange and all of Spain's MVNOs before the now defunct regulator CMT in August 2012. Vodafone claimed that the operators were breaching

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Carrefour Movil / CMT / CNMC / Jazztel / Masmovil / MoreMinutes / Orange / Orange Spain / Simyo / The Phone House / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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