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French operator Free stops distributing TV channels in dispute with Altice

Tuesday 27 August 2019 | 10:29 CET | News
Altice France has failed to reach an agreement with Free on the distribution fees for its TV channels BFM TV, RMC Decouverte and RMC Story, ahead of the deadline of 27 August set by a court decision earlier this month. Free had been accused by Altice France of illegally distributing the three channels and was ordered to remove them from its IPTV platform. The operator has now complied with the ruling, although Freebox TV customers can still access them on a free-to-air basis via the DTT tuner of set-top-box. The court decision had imposed a penalty of EUR 100,000 for each day that the

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