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Mediapro faces CNMC probe over wholesale sports rights

Wednesday 5 April 2017 | 12:52 CET | News
Spanish competition regulator CNMC said it has opened an investigation into broadcaster Mediapro for possible anti-competitive practices over the sale of wholesale rights to its beIN Sports and beIN LaLiga sports channels. It said unfair and discriminatory terms of sale could particularly affect OTT pay-TV operators and risk shutting them out of the market.

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Companies: Mediapro
Countries: Spain
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