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Portugal: Antitrust watchdog scrutinises NOS, PT football broadcast deals

 |  February 1, 2016

Portugal’s competition authority is scrutinising long-term deals worth hundreds of millions of euros to broadcast football league games signed by telecoms operators NOS and Altice’s unit PT, a spokeswoman for the AdC watchdog said on Monday.

She said the authority was concerned over the potentially excessive duration of the deals and exclusive rights that they entail as that may restrict competition in the market, and was collecting information about the deals.

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