Mobile Wars: Melting Glaciers in Switzerland?

Pruzin, Daniel
August 1999
Wireless Week;08/09/99, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p24
Trade Publication
Reports that wireless carrier Diax AG accused Swisscom of violating Swiss competition law by favoring Orange Communications SA through a roaming agreement. Complaint of Diax with Swiss telecommunication regulators; Swiss Communications Commission's rejection of a Diax request to suspend the agreement; Dispute over the mobile communication market in Switzerland.


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