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Paramount agrees to changes in EU pay-TV contracts

Wednesday 27 July 2016 | 10:33 CET | News
Paramount has agreed to adjust its agreements with pay-TV provider Sky UK, following competition objections from the European Commission. Certain clauses in its contracts prevented Sky UK from allowing EU consumers outside the UK and Ireland to access films via satellite or online. They also required Paramount to ensure that broadcasters other than Sky UK are prevented from making their pay-TV services available in the UK and Ireland. Paramount has now committed that it will neither act upon nor enforce these clauses in existing film licensing contracts for pay-TV with any broadcaster in the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: European Commission / Paramount / Sky / Sony / Twentieth Century Fox / Warner Bros
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
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