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UPC fined CHF 30 mln for refusing to share ice hockey TV rights

Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 09:30 CET | News
The Swiss competition commission Comco has hit UPC Switzerland with a CHF 30 million fine for abusing ice hockey broadcasting rights. UPC Switzerland acquired broadcasting rights in 2016 for games of the Swiss Ice Hockey Championship for the seasons 2017-2022. It refused to supply Swisscom with access to the matches for years, Comco found, adding that this practice is illegal under anti-trust law. 

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