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Telenor's broadcast arm Canal Digital said the Discovery Networks channels will not be broadcast on Canal Digital Satellitt or Canal Digital Kabel while the partners come to new terms. Canal Digital no longer has permission to air the channels, as their agreement has lapsed. It said Discovery had made an unreasonable demand of a price increase of several hundreds of millions of kroner, which it blamed on the US company's expensive sports rights purchases in the past year.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Digital Norway / Elisa / Modern Times Group / Telenor
Countries: Finland / Norway / Sweden
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