The Norwegian Competition Authority imposes fines totaling NOK 32 million on four publishers for illegal collusion.
The Norwegian Competition Authority is considering intervening in Telia's purchase of Phonero. The transaction involves two of the biggest players in the corporate segment in the Norwegian mobile telephony market. The Competition Authority notified the parties today that it is considering blocking Telia's acquisition of Phonero.
The Norwegian Competition Authority has today issued a Statement of Objections to Telenor for abuse of a dominant position, and has informed Telenor that it is considering imposing a fine of NOK 906 million for the infringement.
The Norwegian Competition Authority is imposing fines totalling NOK 6.5 million on two companies for illegal collusion by submitting a joint bid on the collection, transport and final treatment of sewage sludge in Bergen municipality.
In recent years, oil prices have dropped significantly, and this has imposed changes and cost-cutting that have particularly affected the supply sector to the petroleum industry. From a professional competition policy standpoint, it is nevertheless difficult to see that the use of purchasing power could limit competition and harm consumers.
The Norwegian Competition Authority prohibits Umoe Restaurants AS from buying Dolly Dimple's Norge AS. The reason is that the acquisition will lead to significant restriction of competition in the markets of restaurants and take-aways.