Peruvian telecoms watchdog Osiptel has issued Telefonica, which operates under the Movistar brand, with a fine of PEN1.5 million (USD572,119) for abusing its dominant position in the internet services market by coupling its broadband and fixed telephony offerings. Osiptel noted that Telefonica obliged customers interested in internet only to purchase an additional voice service, and vice versa. Movistar has been given seven months to decouple the services – though they may still be offered as bundles in addition to being made available individually – and inform customers of the change in policy.
Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.
Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Browse Past Issues
Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.
Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.
CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:
- International carriers
- Wholesale service providers
- Equipment and software vendors
- Telecom investors