ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - FRANCE - PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - MEDIA - ABUSIVE BREACH OF CONTRACT

Distribution agreement: The French Competition Authority rejects a referral concerning the breach of the agreements linking two television channels to a content distribution platform (Molotov / TF1, M6)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By Decision No. 20-D-08, April 30, 2020The Competition Authority rejected Molotov's application on the merits for lack of sufficient evidence and, consequently, the request for protective measures ancillary to that application. Molotov, a platform for the distribution of television channels and services on a 'freemium' model, considers that TF1 and M6, following the creation with France Télévision of the competing platform, Salto, abruptly and abusively terminated the agreements linking each of the two groups to Molotov for the distribution of their channels and services on the latter's platform. The Commission considers that there is a market for the

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Alain Ronzano, Distribution agreement: The French Competition Authority rejects a referral concerning the breach of the agreements linking two television channels to a content distribution platform (Molotov / TF1, M6), 30 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 94772, www.concurrences.com

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