Reversal of CC decision to impose remedies on Sky Movies

23 May 2012

The Competition Commission has decided to reverse its provisional decision of August 2011 and has cleared Sky Movies of having ‘adverse effects on competition’ This change of heart – which we think is the first time in the Commission’s history of market investigations – was forecast by Enders Analysis in March BSkyB is the primary beneficiary of this announcement, which will almost certainly delay the growth of SVOD in the UK

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