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Vj-139/2005/12

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Case number:

Vj-139/2005

Type of case:

Abuse of dominant position

Undertaking(s) concerned:

Magyar Telekom Zrt.

Short description:

The case was about how the dominant telecom operator Magyar Telekom hindered the switch-over by subscribers from one to another Internet service provider by causing a break of 30 to 60 days of the service through removing and reinstalling the modems used by the subscribers concerned.

Decision:

Termination of the proceeding in respect of price discrimination by Magyar Telekom and identification of a practice, without the imposition of a fine, by which Magyar Telekom forced consumers to accept disadvantageous conditions and infringed in this way the prohibition declared in point a) of Article 21 of the Hungarian Competition Act.

Date:

Budapest, 5 September 2006