ARCEP has submitted its analysis of wholesale markets for SMS call termination in Metropolitan France and French overseas markets to the Competition Authority

Paris, 23th April 2010

Following the public consultation it launched on 17 November 2009, ARCEP has submitted its analysis of wholesale markets for SMS call termination on mobile networks in Metropolitan France and French overseas markets to the Competition Authority.

This market analysis is accompanied by a document that includes a status report on regulation in Metropolitan France for 2006 to 2008, and a summary of the status of overseas markets.

On its website, ARCEP has published all of the contributions received from market players, except those protected by trade secrecy (12 responses were submitted to the Authority, of which 10 contain a “public” portion).