Tele2 offers no Fox Sports anymore after September 13




Tele2 has let know that it does not continue with the provision of the channel Fox Sports. The agreement with Fox is not continued, meaning that subscribers after September 13 no longer make use of the transmitter.

Tele2 logo Tele2 states in a press release that its subscribers “do not want to pay for something they do not want” and that therefore the agreement with Fox was not renewed. Tele2 thus refers to the requirements of Fox, said the station would receive a fee per Tele2 subscriber, regardless of whether the subscriber uses Fox Sports. This would result in an increase in the subscription fee, as imposes Tele2 on a special page from. The provider also states that has been asked to consider at ACM supervisor about the offer from Fox.

The demands of Fox have also led to a conflict between the transmitter and KPN. tried to reach the provider via a lawsuit that the contract with Fox could be continued under the old conditions. KPN considered it unfair that it had to pay more for the sender than competitor Ziggo, by including the channel in the basic package. The judge did not end in with this, because the duration of the contract Ziggo is longer than the contract from KPN. Finally managed to the parties to an agreement are , however, the content is still unknown.

Supervisor ACM has already announced to investigate the practices of Fox. Due to the difference in contract between Fox and the providers, it may result in an uneven playing field. ACM had previously established that Fox may not discriminate contracts for broadcasting rights for Premier League matches.


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