The report includes the result of an examination of state regulation of the competition on the market for high-speed access to the Internet, including the ADSL market, which is the dominant sub-market in the general market for high-speed access to the Internet.
The purpose of the examination was:
- to assess whether regulation had created the necessary framework for development of self-sufficient, efficient competition on the general market for high-speed access to the Internet;
- to describe the conditions for competition on this market;
- to describe the conditions for competition on the ADSL market;
- to assess whether the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation’s handling of questions regarding anti-competitive conduct on the ADSL market in a prompt and conscientious manner.
The examination covered a period of time extending from the middle of 2000, when the introduction and marketing of ADSL really started.