Opta says not empowered to solve UPC, local channel conflict

Monday 11 October 2010 | 09:50 CET | News
Dutch regulator Opta will not involve itself in the conflict between UPC and two cable "newspapers" or local information channels. A cable newspaper is an information and advertising channel that broadcasts local news and advertisements for businesses in the area. Since the WLR-C regulation was overturned by the Dutch corporate appeals court CBb on 18 August, UPC is no longer required to respond to transfer requests. Opta feels it has no more jurisdiction in this area. In May of this year, UPC terminated its agreement with local info channel Winterswijk, saying that it was considering

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ACM / UPC
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Opta: niet bevoegd in geschillen UPC en kabelkrant

Published 08 Oct 2010 17:07 CET | Netherlands
Opta doet geen uitspraak in de conflicten tussen twee kabelkranten en UPC. Sinds de vernietiging van de regulering WLR-C op 18 ...