The Brussels Court of Appeal confirms Competition Council’s decision amending condition imposed on cable network operator’s acquisition of pay-TV provider (Telenet / Canal+)

In a judgment of 17 May 2011, the Brussels Court of Appeal confirmed the Belgian Competition Council's decision of 29 November 2010 amending a condition that had been imposed in 2003 on cable network operator Telenet's acquisition of pay-TV provider Canal+. The condition in question essentially required Telenet to offer its pay-TV content to competing network operators under specific conditions. On 25 March 2008, the Competition Council agreed to amend this condition in such a way that it would not prevent Telenet from acquiring

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Peter L'Ecluse, The Brussels Court of Appeal confirms Competition Council’s decision amending condition imposed on cable network operator’s acquisition of pay-TV provider (Telenet / Canal+), 17 May 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin Sport, Art. N° 59162

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