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Fox puts pressure on Dutch operators to add sports channel

Wednesday 27 July 2016 | 10:57 CET | News
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Fox is pushing for Dutch pay-TV providers to include its Fox Sports 1 channel in their standard packages, at a cost of EUR 2 per subscriber. The operators, led by KPN, are against the deal, which is blocking negotiations on extending their carriage contracts, and have started a lawsuit against Fox. The existing contracts between Fox and KPN, Caiway, Tele2 and Delat expire 01 August, reports De Telegraaf. Fox currently offers a premium package of six channels for EUR 25 per month. It wants to add Fox Sports 1 to the basic package and lower the price of the remaining channels to EUR 15. The

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Caiway / Delta / Fox / KPN / Tele2 / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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