Ya, Boo, Sucks: Ya.com loses Jazztel case

19 Dec 2006

Deutsche Telekom’s Spanish arm Ya.com has lost its legal case against fixed line telecoms operator Jazztel, in which it accused the latter of violating a commitment made in 2000 not to compete with it in the Spanish residential DSL broadband market. Deutsche Telekom claims Jazztel agreed to the non-compete condition when it sold its internet unit (Ya.com) in 2000 for EUR550 million (USD721 million). Ya.com has the right to appeal the verdict.

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