This website only uses cookies that are necessary for its proper functioning. You cannot block them if you want to have access to this website. BIPT does not use cookies for analytical purposes.

This decision defines a national leased lines market based on SDH and WDM technologies, regardless of the speed. It concludes that Belgacom (now: Proximus) has significant power in this market and, as a consequence, imposes a series of remedies on the operator.

On 15 October 2009, following an appeal lodged by Belgacom, the Brussels Court of Appeal annulled this decision. The appeal in cassation lodged by BIPT against this annulment was rejected by the Court on 4 March 2013.

On 14 October 2010, BIPT adopted a renewal decision rectifying the annulled decision.

Decision

27/09/2010 - Annex 2 to the Decision of 14 September 2010 correcting the Decision of 17 January 2007 on the market analyses relating to leased lines: coordinated version of the Decision of 17 January 2007 taking account of the adopted modifications

27/09/2010 - Restoration decision of 14 September 2010 correcting the Decision of 17 January 2007 on market analyses relating to leased lines

06/02/2007 - BIPT Council Decision of 17 January 2007 on the analysis of the markets of the “leased lines” group

Dispute

04/03/2013 - Judgment of 4 March 2013 on the appeal against the BIPT Council Decision of 17 January 2007 regarding market definition, the competitiveness analysis, the identification of SMP operators and the determination of appropriate remedies for the markets of the "leased lines" cluster (markets 7-13-14)

15/10/2009 - Judgement of the Court of Appeal of 15 October 2009 (leased lines)

Consultation

06/07/2006 - Summary of the input of stakeholders to the national consultation regarding markets 7, 13 and 14 ("leased lines" cluster)

28/04/2006 - Consultation on the BIPT draft decision with respect to the analysis of the cluster "Leased lines" markets

Other

09/02/2007 - Advice of the European Commission regarding markets 7, 13 and 14 (cases BE/2006/0551, BE/2006/0552 and BE/2006/0553)

08/02/2007 - Request for opinion to the Competition Council on the BIPT draft decision regarding the analysis of the markets from the "leased lines" cluster

08/02/2007 - Response of BIPT to the Opinion of the Competition Council regarding markets 7, 13 and 14 (“leased lines” group)

Newsletter subscription

To receive alerts via email, please enter your email address and your interest(s).

BIPT processes these personal data (e-mail address (possibly your name and forename) and interests) in order to send you these messages; your data will no longer be processed and will be deleted if you unsubscribe from this service.

You will have to confirm your subscription. You can unsubscribe or modify your profile at any time by clicking on the unsubscription link or by contacting us at webmaster@bipt.be.

Learn more about cookies or the protection of your data.

Back to top