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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

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ACM / UPC
Countries: Netherlands
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