Serbia’s Competition Commission has approved the acquisition of the Banja Luka-based company Financ by Mtel, which is 65% owned by Telekom Srbija.
Ofcom has highlighted the differences between the Competition Commission and the Competition Appeal Tribunal over competition within the UK pay-TV sector.
The chairman of the Competition Commission inquiry group into the market for pay-TV movies has said there remain questions as to the effectiveness of the pay-TV retail market.
Ofcom says there is no clear evidence that Lovefilm or Netflix will be able to mount a competitive challenge against Sky Movies.
The Competition Commission is to widen its investigation into the supply of pay-TV movies following the launch of OTT services from Netflix and Lovefilm.
BSkyB has said the Competition Commission inquiry into pay-TV movie rights had failed to consider the impact of competition from new internet distributors such as Lovefilm and Netflix.
BSkyB may face a limit on the number of exclusive movie rights it is allowed to hold from the major Hollywood studios. It follows provisional findings by the Competition Commission that found Sky’s control over pay-TV movie rights in the UK is restricting competition between pay-TV providers, leading to higher prices and reduced choice and […]
The Competition Commission has begun its inquiry into Sky’s movie deals with an analysis that BSkyB has consistently earned excess profits, both in the recent past, and over a long period.