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Netflix and Lovefilm save BSkyB from sanction

 |  August 2, 2012

The Competition Commission has cleared British Pay-TV Broadcaster BSkyB of any suspicion of illegal market domination. Citing the availability of alternatives such as Netflix and Lovefilm as major competition in the sector, the regulator also pointed out that Sky movies had decided to offer its film package on internet TV service Now TV as a sign that competition was increasing. Rivals BT and Virgin Media maintain that BSkyB enjoys monopoly access to recent premium movies which earns it more than its fair share of subscribers.

Full content: Reuters


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