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Telefonica overcharged rivals for football channels – CNMC

Wednesday 10 May 2017 | 08:59 CET | News
Spain's communications and competition regulator CNMC has ordered Telefonica to compensate rivals Vodafone Spain, Telecable and Total Channel for overcharging them to access the Canal+ Liga and Canal+ Partidazo football channels over the 2015-2016 season. In a statement announcing its decision, the regulator said Telefonica infringed the conditions of its acquisition of pay-TV platform DTS, or Digital+ as it is also known, by failing to provide wholesale access to the premium football content of the acquired channels at a guaranteed minimum rate. The CNMC added that its analysis also revealed

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Digital+ / DTS / Movistar / Orange / Telecable / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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