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Case number:


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.


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.


Budapest, 5 September 2006