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ZAK calls on NetCologne to treat broadcasters equally

Monday 27 February 2017 | 10:35 CET | News
The German Commission on Licensing and Supervision (ZAK) has urged regional provider NetCologne to restore equal treatment of broadcasters after some were charged for feed-in contracts and others were not. NetCologne has recently switched a number of its existing feed-in contracts with private broadcasters to new contracts. As a result, some broadcasters are being charged for the distribution of their programmes by NetCologne while others are not. The discrepancy resulted in complaints to the local media authority, including from Sport1.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: NetCologne
Countries: Germany
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