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EC approves Ziggo acquisition by Liberty Global

Friday 10 October 2014 | 12:08 CET | News
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The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Ziggo by Liberty Global, pending a few conditions. To address these conditions, Liberty Global offered to sell Film1, its premium Pay TV film channel. Liberty Global also committed to terminate clauses in channel carriage agreements that limit broadcasters' ability to offer their channels and content over the internet, and not to include such clauses in future channel carriage agreements for eight years. These commitments remove the Commission's concerns. The Commission said it was concerned that the original plans for the

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