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Teleclub files abuse complaint against cable operators

Monday 9 September 2013 | 16:36 CET | News
Swiss pay-TV channel Teleclub has filed a complaint with the Swiss competition commission Weko against Swiss cable network operator UPC cablecom and Finecom for abusing their dominant market position. Teleclub claims that the operators block Teleclub's effort to offer its pay TV channels in HD quality as they offer too little capacity to Teleclub and also demand prices that are too high for Teleclub to be competitive. Teleclub points out that Swisscom offers them more capacity. Teleclub is indirectly owned by Swisscom, via a 75 percent stake in the Cinetrade Group, of which Teleclub is a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Finecom / Swisscom / UPC Cablecom / Weko
Countries: Switzerland
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