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DOJ looking into DirecTV, Dish most-favored-nation clauses with TV networks

 |  June 25, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that DirecTV and Dish Network Corp. have received civil investigative demands from the DOJ. The requests are in connection with a probe that is investigating whether pay-TV cable providers such as Comcast and Time Warner are hindering competition from Internet video companies.

The DOJ asked DirecTV and Dish for details about most-favored-nation provisions in their contracts with television networks. DirecTV and Dish are the two largest satellite TV providers in the U.S.

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