The Indian Competition Authority opens investigation into abuse of dominance and price discrimination by national media conglomerate in the market for cable TV distribution (Thiruvananthapuram Entertainment Network / Star India)

CCI opens investigation against Star India Pvt. Ltd. for alleged abuse of dominance / price discrimination* The Competition Commission of India (CCI) vide order dated December 29, 2017 has initiated an investigation against Star India Pvt. Ltd (“Star India/ Opposite Party”) for alleged violation of Section 4 (2) (a) (ii) of the Act, following an information filed by a private company engaged in business of Cable television distribution, a Multi System Operator (“MSO”) in the state of Kerala. The Informant, Thiruvananthapuram Entertainment Network (P) Ltd., has alleged anti-competitive behaviour and abuse of dominant position by the Opposite Party in charging excessive license fee from the Informant as compared to the fee charged from the Informant’s competitors /other MSOs , who are

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Authority opens investigation into abuse of dominance and price discrimination by national media conglomerate in the market for cable TV distribution (Thiruvananthapuram Entertainment Network / Star India), 29 December 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2017, Art. N° 87485

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