KPN Accuses Vodafone, T-Mobile Of Antitrust Abuses

Law360 (April 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A complaint from Dutch telecom KPN Mobile International has prompted the German Cartel Office to launch a probe into rival carriers T-Mobile and Vodafone, with regulators taking a closer look at whether the companies took anti-competitive actions.

KPN confirmed on Wednesday that German regulators opened the investigation after the company accused T-Mobile and Vodafone of abusing their dominant market position in Belgium and Germany.

The company said that the complaint related to several aspects of the telecom industry, including mobile termination rates, allocation of frequencies, pricing...
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