Poland Fines Mobile Co. $45M Over Antitrust Raids

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Poland's antitrust watchdog said Tuesday it had fined one of the country's largest cell phone carriers 130 million zlotych ($45 million) for interfering with a probe of the mobile television market.

Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, or UOKiK, said Polkomtel SA had obstructed the regulator's December 2009 dawn raids that were part of an investigation into whether the companies had agreed to limit competition for mobile television services.

UOKiK arrived unannounced at the headquarters of five cell carriers — Polkomtel, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa, P4...
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