Essential Facility Doctrine in Brazilian Telecommunications Sector
José Antonio Batista de Moura Ziebarth
Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica (CADE)
Gabriel Nascimento Pinto
University of Sao Paulo - Faculdade de Direito; CADE - Brazilian Competition Authority
The telecommunications system went through a huge transformation during the 1990’s going from a constitutional based state monopoly to a private competitive structure, which required the creation of an independent regulatory body, ANATEL. This essay analyzes the consequences of this transformation as well as the application of the essential facilities doctrine in Brazil.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: Essential Facilities, Telecommunications, Brazil, Infrastructure, Natural Monopoly, Regulation, Competition
Date posted: October 16, 2010
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