Respecting the customer, the OTE Group promotes truly responsible competition. It also recognizes its role, complies with the laws of free competition and applies transparent business practices.
The OTE Group is firmly committed to complying with national and European telecommunications and television regulations in Greece and the countries where its subsidiaries operate. It is committed to cooperating with government agencies, enterprises and other stakeholders, in order to ensure a regulatory framework that strengthens healthy competition and at the same time contributes to overall social well-being.
The OTE Group Policy on compliance with the law of free competition, which was adopted in 2013, sets out the operating framework for OTE Group companies and employees, in light of the free competition legislation.
Regarding the regulatory framework, the provision of electronic communications networks and services in Greece is governed by both European Union and national competition law as well as by specific regulations for the electronic communications sector.
Given that new telecommunication technologies are critical for future economic growth, social engagement and sustainability, the OTE Group plays an important role in sectoral and multi-stakeholder forums, associations and initiatives, both nationally and on a European level, in order to promote responsible competition, self-regulation and cooperation on social issues. Some of OTE and COSMOTE’s most important participations in this regard in 2016 were:
More information can be found in the Sustainability Report 2016