Pre-Christmas price hike in the Greek protected oligopoly
While in EU’s competitive mobile markets consumer prices are falling and gigabyte allowances are increasing, in protected
oligopolies, such as Greece, operator pricing practices are defying economic logic. Between October and December
2013, so just ahead of the most important pre-Christmas sales season, all three Greek mobile operators have
simultaneously hiked the prices of their mass market post-paid smartphone tariffs.
Post-consolidation price hike in Austria
In this flash report we follow up on our EU27 mobile data cost competitiveness report May 2013 by reflecting on three recent market developments: consolidation in Austria (prices went up by over 60% on average), the planned acquisition of KPN E-Plus in Germany and EU's single telecom market regulation.