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Mobile operators' first appeal against licensing fees rejected

Slovakia’s Telecommunications Office has turned down the appeal of telecommunications operators Orange Slovensko and Slovak Telekom (T-Mobile) against the €88 million in fees they have been ordered to pay for extension of their operating licences for ten years, the SITA newswire reported.

Slovakia’s Telecommunications Office has turned down the appeal of telecommunications operators Orange Slovensko and Slovak Telekom (T-Mobile) against the €88 million in fees they have been ordered to pay for extension of their operating licences for ten years, the SITA newswire reported.

Roman Vavro, spokesman for the authority, told SITA that the chairman of the Telecommunications Office and the second instance authority will now review the appeal by both companies. The deadline for that ruling is thirty days, with a possible further extension.

The Telecommunications Office chairman's ruling is final and takes effect on the day of its delivery to complainants, SITA wrote.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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