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Virgin Media 'furious' over EE free BT Sport offer - report

Tuesday 23 August 2016 | 08:44 CET | News
Virgin Media has accused BT of breach of contract for giving its mobile unit EE cheap access to BT Sport, The Telegraph reports. According to Virgin, which distributes the BT Sport channels on its cable network, their contract bars BT from giving wholesale access to BT Sport at a lower price than it pays. The cable operator pays over GBP 120 million to BT for the channels. BT has now given EE's monthly subscribers six months of free access to BT Sport via a mobile app. Virgin Media argues the arrangement with EE effectively represents a wholesale deal at zero cost and has demanded that the

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Companies: BT / EE / Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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