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Competition watchdog rules SABC-Multichoice distribution deal a merger

Tuesday 13 November 2018 | 14:49 CET | News
The Competition Commission has ruled that a distribution deal between MultiChoice and South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in 2013 constituted a notifiable merger, Reuters reported. The commission said MultiChoice and the SABC could face disciplinary action if they do not register the transaction as a merger under the Competition Act. The ruling goes against a 2016 decision by the Competition Tribunal that the deal did not constitute a merger.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: MultiChoice
Countries: South Africa
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