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Spain launches 'Skype Out' probe, tells Microsoft to register as telco

Thursday 28 May 2020 | 11:37 CET | News
Spanish communications watchdog CNMC has launched a new proceeding leading to a possible fine against Microsoft Ireland for "failing to communicate the provision of electronic communications services to the general public", considered a "very serious" breach of the country's General Telecommunications Law. The proceeding relates to Microsoft's "Skype Out" service and the regulator said it will resolve the probe within a maximum of one year. It also required Microsoft to add Skype Out to Spain's Registry of Operators within five days or cease its activity in the country.

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Companies: CNMC / Microsoft / Skype
Countries: Spain
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