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Swisscom files competition complaint over UPC sport channel

Monday 17 April 2017 | 10:41 CET | News
Swisscom has filed a competition complaint against rival UPC for failure to open up its exclusive hockey TV rights to all operators. Watson.ch reports that the complaint to Weko alleges abuse of UPC's dominant market position, as it has not offered its new TV channel MySports to all pay-TV operators. The channel has exclusive rights to certain hockey games. UPC argues that it does not hold all hockey rights, as Swisscom can still carry other leagues and competitions. The complaint follows a fine against Swisscom last year for a similar offence in the market for sports content.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Swisscom / UPC
Countries: Switzerland
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