The Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania terminates an investigation on compliance of actions with Article 7 of the Law on Competition and Article 102 TFEU (Viasat)

On 19 June 2014 the Competition Council terminated the investigation on an alleged abuse of a dominant position (Article 7 of the Law on Competition, Article 102 TFEU) by the actions of the TV channels distributors Viasat World Limited and Viasat AS [1]. Originally, the investigation was started by the Competition Council in 2009 on the basis of the complaints submitted by TEO LT, AB and UAB “Kavamedia”. The claimants complained that Viasat World Limited and Viasat AS made the distribution of the TV channel “Viasat Sport Baltic” to them conditional upon the acquisition of this channel together with the Viasat “Golden” TV channels package. TEO LT, AB and UAB “Kavamedia” claimed that such conditions were discriminatory to them as compared to other providers of

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Gintarė Surblytė, The Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania terminates an investigation on compliance of actions with Article 7 of the Law on Competition and Article 102 TFEU (Viasat), 19 June 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2014, Art. N° 67857

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