The United Group subsidiaries SBB and United Media have filed criminal charges against Telekom Srbija and Telenor Serbia for allegedly committing a criminal offence by concluding a restrictive agreement.
The Competition Council of Bosnia & Herzegovina has decided to initiate new proceedings against United Media and Sports Klub.
The dispute between United Media and Telekom Srbija has taken on a political dimension, with the former’s parent company United Group accusing the country’s PM Ana Brnabic of siding with the incumbent telco.
United Media has issued a response to the accusations made against it by Telekom Srbija and Supernova in what has been described as a ‘cable war’.
Telekom Srbija has claimed that United Media does not want a solution to the dispute with cable operators over the carriage of its channels.
The Serbian cable group Supernova has said it will report a breach of market conditions to the country’s Competition Commission and seek a return of United Media channels to its networks.
A new premium sports channel produced by United Media will make its debut on Serbia Broadband (SBB) on December 4.
The Czech Republic’s PPF Group and BC Partners-owned United Media have held discussions in Bucharest on acquiring Telekom Romania.
Serbia Broadband (SBB) will offer its subscribers a new premium sports channel from this October.
Friend MTS is to continue providing anti-piracy protection for United Media’s premium sports content.