PARIS (AP) — France's competition watchdog has slapped €183 million ($239 million) in fines on the country's two top mobile operators for anti-competitive pricing policies between 2005 and 2008.
The Autorite de Concurrence said Thursday that Orange and SFR had abused their dominant market positions and hurt the country's number three operator, Bouygues Telecom. Specifically the watchdog cited the policy of offering unlimited calls between subscribers of one network, which it said threw up an unjustified barrier to free competition among operators.
Orange, whose parent company France Telecom was fined a combined €117.4 million, and SFR, which was fined €65.7 million, both said they would appeal the decision.
Suspect in Custody After Shooting at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood UPDATE: Three People Have Died, Shooter Identified | Christine Rousselle
Active Shooter Near Planned Parenthood Location in Colorado UPDATE: Suspect Has Surrendered to Police | Christine Rousselle
Reports: Active shooter barricaded in Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, firing at cops; Update: Cops confronting shooter inside the building
Christine Rousselle - China Bars Miss World Canada From Entering Country for Pageant
S.C. Woman Outdraws, Outshoots, And Kills CraigsList Robber - Bearing Arms - Guns Saving Lives, South Carolina
Millennials’ New American Dream | Human Events
Planned Parenthood Shooter Finally Convinces Leftists that Beliefs Matter | RedState
'More white Christian terrorism?' Tweeters profile perp in reported Planned Parenthood shooting
Dr. Mark Skousen - When Will the Market Doomsayers and Permabears Be Right?