The Spanish Competition Authority agrees to extend for 3 years the remedies agreed as part of the pay-TV merger authorisation in 2015 (Telefónica / DTS)

The CNMC agrees to extend for three years the remedies agreed as part of the merger authorisation between Telefónica and DTS in 2015* All the remedies are maintained for the maximum period of three years, save for the one involving the purchase of exclusive broadcast rights in Spain for original non-sports audiovisual content released by third parties for broadcast on SVOD (Subscription Video On Demand), which is eliminated. The remedy regarding the continuation of the conditions applied in 2015 to the owners of third-party television channels is adapted. Those remedies related to the pay-television market in Spain expressly subject to a shorter term, which has already ended, lapse. The CNMC has agreed to extend for three years the remedies agreed to authorise the merger of Telefónica

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Spanish Competition Authority, The Spanish Competition Authority agrees to extend for 3 years the remedies agreed as part of the pay-TV merger authorisation in 2015 (Telefónica / DTS), 17 July 2020, e-Competitions July 2020, Art. N° 95889

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