Portuguese court lowers fine against Sport TV

Wednesday 4 June 2014 | 17:51 CET | News
Portugal's Court of Competition, Regulation and Supervision has confirmed the decision of the Competition Authority (AdC) fining pay-TV broadcaster Sport TV for abuse of a dominant position, but reduced the amount to EUR 2.7 million, reports Publico. Sport TV was found to have abused its dominant position for more than six years on the Portuguese market for conditional access channels with "premium" sports content. Back in 2013, the regulator had already condemned Sport TV to pay a fine of EUR 3.7 million for implementing a system of discriminatory compensation in contracts for the

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