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Mediaset files complaint against Sky in encryption row

Friday 22 January 2016 | 14:36 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has lodged a complaint against Sky Italia's alleged use of a "digital key", or decoder, that allows its subscribers to circumvent the encryption of Mediaset's free-to-air channels (Canale 5, Rete 4 and Italia 1), reports La Repubblica. Mediaset has filed a complaint at a Milan civil court on the grounds that the airing of its FTA channels on the Sky pay-TV platform gives its rival "an unfair competitive advantage". 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / RAI / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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