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BRIEF-S.Africa's Competition Commission launches market inquiry into data services
August 18, 2017 / 1:16 PM / a month ago

BRIEF-S.Africa's Competition Commission launches market inquiry into data services

Aug 18 (Reuters) - South Africa’s Competition Commission-

* S.AFRICA‘S COMPETITION COMMISSION - “MARKET INQUIRY INTO DATA SERVICES HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY SET IN MOTION WITH THE PUBLISHING OF TERMS OF REFERENCE”

* S.AFRICA‘S COMPETITION COMMISSION - “COMMISSION WILL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS AFTER 20 BUSINESS DAYS”

* S.AFRICA‘S COMPETITION COMMISSION - “INITIATED THE INQUIRY BECAUSE IT BELIEVES THERE ARE FEATURES IN THIS MARKET THAT PREVENT, DISTORT OR RESTRICT COMPETITION WITHIN THE SECTOR”

* S.AFRICA‘S COMPETITION COMMISSION - AIMS TO DETERMINE WHAT MAY CAUSE HIGH DATA PRICES; LOOKS TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS THAT WILL RESULT IN LOWER PRICES FOR DATA SERVICES

* S.AFRICA‘S COMPETITION COMMISSION - INQUIRY IS DUE FOR COMPLETION BY 31 AUGUST 2018 AND THE COMMISSION WILL THEN RELEASE ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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