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DirecTV Chile fined USD 1 mln for uncertified decoders

Friday 13 October 2017 | 11:18 CET | News
The Santiago appellate court has upheld a fine of around CLP 644 million (USD 1 million) imposed on the Chilean unit of AT&T's DirecTV subsidiary by the energy and fuels superintendency for use of uncertified decoders. The grounds of the appeal published by business daily Diario Financiero stated that 57 percent of the fine corresponded to a failure to provide the requested information and the remaining 43 percent to the provision of uncertified pay-TV equipment.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AT&T / DirecTV
Countries: Chile
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