Monday, 10 December 2018

BT wins review of Sky's wholesale pricing policy

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 18 February 14

Appeal court orders competition tribunal to re-examine wholesale cost of Sky Sports channels.

BT celebrated this week after a court ruled the U.K.'s Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) was wrong to overturn Ofcom's decision to force BSkyB to wholesale its sports content at a discount. In 2010 Ofcom ruled that Sky's wholesale rates for Sky Sports 1 and 2 prevented rivals from offering the channels at competitive prices…

BT celebrated this week after a court ruled the U.K.'s Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) was wrong to overturn Ofcom's decision to force BSkyB to wholesale its sports content at a discount. In 2010 Ofcom ruled that Sky's wholesale rates for Sky Sports 1 and 2 prevented rivals from offering the channels at competitive prices…

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