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Sky Freed From Selling Channels At Wholesale Rates To Rivals

Ofcom has scrapped rules forcing Sky to offer its flagship sports channels to rivals on discounted terms, arguing that the rise of competitors such as BT and increased availability of its channels means there is now plenty of choice for consumers. The media regulator introduced the so-called “wholesale must offer” ruling in 200, which forced Sky to offer Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 to rivals at a discount to its retail price, to ensure the satellite broadcaster did not abuse its dominant position in the market.

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