KPN fined 30 million euros for disadvantage competitors




KPN fined 30 million euros for disadvantage competitors
The Consumer and Market Authority, which since last year covered by the OPTA, KPN has given a fine of 30 million euros. The company would have harmed competition in the procurement process in government.

KPN The fine of EUR 30 million has been distributed because we did disadvantaged by keeping. Pricing information behind competitors KPN is under the same conditions to give its competitors access to its fixed network, which among other things means that the service provider with a tender rates that it charges on time to give to his competitors. Monopolist as

That did not happen: the Authority’s Consumer and Market held in KPN tender for fixed telephony in government at a crucial time “information after it was supposed to share. Because KPN did not share the information, the competitors could not take the lower rates in the tender procedure. The fine is actually distributed in late 2011, but the amount should not be published. KPN has appealed.

KPN gets more fines for competition, last year worth almost a million. “This is not the first time that KPN such infraction,” said the chairman of the ACM, Chris Fonteijn. “KPN is why we have not only a fine but then also put under enhanced surveillance.”


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