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Egypt court upholds EGP 400 mln fine against BeIN Sports

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | 13:10 CET | News
Egypt's Cairo Economic Court has upheld a first-degree verdict to fine Qatari-owned channel BeIN Sports and its chairperson, Nasser al-Khalaifi, EGP 400 million over anti-competitive practices, EgyptToday reported. The Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), led by Mona el-Garf, proved on 03 January 2017 that BeIN Sports violated the rules as it obliged subscribers to turn to Qatari satellite Sohail to watch the channel during the last African Cup in Gabon instead of using Egyptian satellite Nilesat, causing Nilesat direct economic loses and harming competition in the market.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Nilesat
Countries: Egypt
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