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Monday, 16 April 2018

Appeals court overturns 2016 ruling awarding Orange Egypt EGP 500 mn from Etisalat Misr

An appellate court has overturned a 2016 ruling compelling Etisalat Misr to pay Orange Egypt EGP 500 mn in arbitration relating to a dispute over interconnection fees. The initial ruling, which had awarded Orange EGP 285.19 mn, in addition to fines and arbitration costs, did not take into consideration that the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority had set the interconnection fees and that Etisalat had implemented the authority’s decision.

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