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KPN loses court bid to extend Fox contract

Friday 29 July 2016 | 16:09 CET | News
KPN has lost a lawsuit against Fox over their carriage deal. The court of first instance found that Fox does not have to extend the current deal under the same terms when it expires at the end of July. KPN had protested the new terms proposed by Fox, claiming they could violate competition law. Other operators, such as Tele2 and Caiway, have asked the competition regulator ACM to investigate the case, while Vodafone has accepted the new terms, which include adding one of Fox's premium sports channels to its basic TV package. The other operators are concerned that the new proposal would cost

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ACM / KPN / Tele2 / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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