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Tele2 drops Fox channels after renewal talks fail

Wednesday 17 August 2016 | 13:10 CET | News
Tele2 Netherlands announced that it will drop the Fox Sports channels, after it was unable to reach an agreement on a new carriage contract with the broadcaster. Existing customers can continue to watch the channels until 13 September, after which they will no longer be available. Tele2 said it could not accept the new terms proposed by Fox. These would have meant fees to Fox based on Tele2's entire customer base, rather than just those who choose the Fox premium channels. Only around 4 percent of Tele2's subscribers actually subscribe to Fox Sports, a percentage that does not justify the

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Companies: Tele2 Netherlands
Countries: Netherlands
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