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French court awards Altice France EUR 300,000 from Free over channel distribution row - report

Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 13:11 CET | News
French operator Free has been ordered by a Paris court to pay EUR 300,000 to Altice France's TV channels BFM TV, RMC Decouverte and RMC Story for violation of trade-mark rights, reports Capital. The ruling follows the legal battle that began last year after Free failed to agree new terms for the distribution of the channels on its IPTV platform. Citing information gathered by Satellifax, Capital reveals that the sanction is linked to the infringement of a court decision ordering Free to comply with a number of requirements by 27 August 2019.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Altice France / Free
Countries: France
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