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BT calls for Ofcom to tackle Sky pay-TV dominance

Friday 10 July 2015 | 10:07 CET | News
BT Consumer CEO John Petter has called on Ofcom to formally amend the scope of its Digital Communications Review to include pay-TV. He cites high prices and poor outcomes for consumers resulting from a lack of competition in the UK pay-TV market. Speaking to the Broadcasting Press Guild, Petter compared the falling prices, increasing speeds and strong international performance of the UK broadband market with the high prices and bad outcomes suffered by UK consumers in pay-TV. He rejected Sky's calls for BT to be broken up, saying they were a 'smokescreen' designed to cover up major failings

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BT / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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