Ziggo customers will continue to pay more for Fox Sports

Ziggo customers will continue to pay more for Fox Sports

Customers of Ziggo to continue to a higher amount to pay for a subscription to Fox Sports than other tv providers. That is the result of a preliminary ruling of the Amsterdam court of appeal in a case between Ziggo and Fox.

In June the court ruled that the two parties to the table, had to make new appointments, but that need of the court not more. Therefore, Fox now, to settle the rates of Ziggo, which are now formally VodafoneZiggo hot.

According to Fox sports, the brunt of the judgment, because that is now about 25 euros for about a tenner more to pay for the channel package with more matches from the Premier league. It is against that tv viewers at Ziggo who have no need of the transmitter is not an extra cost to be hunted.

Fox calculated the costs for his stations on the basis of the total number of customers of television providers, and not on the basis of the number of customers of the sports channels. Ziggo would be the largest provider relatively much have to pay and refused to lower his prices.

The argument about the rates stems from the merging of the kabelaars Ziggo with UPC in 2014. The two different contracts had to be merged. With the ruling, the court has now determined that the Ziggo contract also apply for the old UPC customers.

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