Saturday, 18 November 2017

Bouygues Telecom sues French govt for €2.3bn

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 10 December 15

Operator reportedly seeks damages stemming from Free Mobile launch; says Arcep wrong not to examine Free's roaming deal with Orange.

Bouygues Telecom is seeking damages of €2.29 billion from the French government for losses caused by Free Mobile's entry to the mobile market in 2012, it emerged this week. In a letter sent to prime minister Manuel Valls that was seen by Les Echos, Bouygues CEO Olivier Roussat claimed it was wrong of regulator Arcep to not intervene when Free Mobile established its roaming agreement with Orange…

Bouygues Telecom is seeking damages of €2.29 billion from the French government for losses caused by Free Mobile's entry to the mobile market in 2012, it emerged this week. In a letter sent to prime minister Manuel Valls that was seen by Les Echos, Bouygues CEO Olivier Roussat claimed it was wrong of regulator Arcep to not intervene when Free Mobile established its roaming agreement with Orange…

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