Orange Spain files complaint against Telefonica fibre deal

Wednesday 7 May 2014 | 16:23 CET | News
Orange Spain has submitted a complaint to telecoms regulator CNMC denouncing Telefonica's recent announcement that all current Movistar ADSL 10 Mbps customers will be migrated to the Movistar Fibre 10 Mbps offering, where coverage is available, at no extra charge. In its complaint Orange claims that such a move is discriminatory and reduces competition, in that it cannot be replicated technically by other companies. Orange points out that under current rules all operators must be able to replicate offers under 30 Mbps without incurring negative margins. In addition, the costs of the migration

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Categories: General
Companies: Digital+ / Movistar / Orange Spain / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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