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Telefonica fined EUR 5 mln for Spanish wholesale practices

Thursday 15 October 2015 | 09:56 CET | News
Telefonica has been fined EUR 5 million by communications regulator CNMC for repeated breaches relating to the lease of its last mile fixed backbone network to rival operators. Specifically, the CNMC accused Telefonica of failing to heed orders to provide guaranteed and fully symmetrical access to its high-capacity Ethernet circuits, especially with regard to broadband services offered by alternative operators to the business segment (large companies, SMEs and freelancers). According to the regulator, Telefonica overcharged its rivals, applied illegal permanence clauses and exceeded the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: BT / CNMC / Jazztel / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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