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Liberty Global offers to sell Film1 for Ziggo deal - report

Friday 25 July 2014 | 11:10 CET | News
Liberty Global has offered to sell its pay-TV channel Film1 in an attempt to win regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of Dutch rival Ziggo, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Liberty Global, which already owns the Dutch cable operator UPC, also promised not to block either contractually or technically over-the-top TV service providers from accessing its internet network for four years, the source said. The European Commission asked rivals and other third parties to provide feedback on the proposals by early this week, the report said. The EC opened an in-depth

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Fixed
Companies: European Commission / HBO / Liberty Global / UPC / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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