The Italian Competition Authority conditionally clears a merger between two pay tv operators (Sky / R2)

By its decision in Sky/R2 the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) has conditionally authorized a merger between two pay TV operators [1]. The parties executed the merger before the ICA concluded its assessment on the competition impact of the transaction. And because the merger was found to restrain competition in the pay TV markets, the ICA required the parties to implement a set of behavioural and access remedies. The notified merger operation The merger operation occurred between two pay TV operators: Sky Italian Holdings, belonging to the Sky group (Sky), which followed the Direct-to Home (DTH) standard and an Italian media company, Mediaset, owner of the pay TV operator Mediaset Premium (MP), which used the digital terrestrial television (DTT) standard. The merger operation,

L'accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés

Déjà abonné ? Identifiez-vous

L’accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés.

Lire gratuitement un article

Vous pouvez lire cet article gratuitement en vous inscrivant.

 

Version PDF

Auteur

Citation

Michele Giannino, The Italian Competition Authority conditionally clears a merger between two pay tv operators (Sky / R2), 20 mai 2019, e-Competitions May 2019, Art. N° 91139

Visites 127

Tous les numéros

  • Latest News issue 
  • Tous les News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • Tous les Special issues