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Finnish court says Telia not liable to pay copyright compensation for TV progammes

Wednesday 19 June 2019 | 14:33 CET | News
The Finnish Market Court has rejected a claim for EUR 11.5 million for copyright breach against Telia Finland, brought by copyright association Kopiosto. The court said that distributing television programmes via cable and IPTV is not tantamount to broadcasting in the way that Digita transmits TV via its own infrastructure.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digita / Telia Finland
Countries: Finland
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