Greek regulator fines mobile operators for price fixing

17 Mar 2006

Greek telecoms regulator EETT yesterday fined three mobile operators EUR1 million each for violating competition rules regarding SMS text messaging charges. ‘The identical price increases for short message services decided and implemented by Cosmóte, TIM Hellas and Vodafone since the spring of 2005 constitutes price fixing and is in breach of free competition rules,’ EEET said.