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Decision of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) Vj-89/2006: Pannon GSM Távközlési Zrt.

Decision of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) Vj-89/2006: Pannon GSM Távközlési Zrt.

The Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) established in its decision, issued on 9 November 2006, that Pannon GSM Távközlési Zrt., an undertaking active on the mobile telecommunications market, infringed the provisions on the prohibition of unfair manipulation of consumer choice of the Hungarian Competition Act.

In the competition supervision proceedings the Competition Council of the GVH concluded that the advertisements of Pannon GSM did not contain all the necessary conditions of obtaining a data card for free. The Competition Council of the GVH imposed a fine of HUF 16 million (approx. EUR 61300) on Pannon GSM for its unlawful behaviour.

Budapest, 10 November, 2006

Hungarian Competition Authority
Communication Group

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