European Commission Rebuked Over Roaming Decision

Law360, New York (May 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A top European court on Tuesday rebuked the antitrust exemption given to a roaming agreement between two mobile phone operators in Germany, ordering European regulators to go back and study the deal in more detail.

In 2001, Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile International AG and O2 PLC concluded a deal to share infrastructure and roaming for 3G GSM mobile communications in the German market.

3G, short for third-generation technology, is widely associated with the ability to transfer both voice data and non-voice data, such as e-mail and...
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