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RTL and ProSieben eye web ban action

By Ben Fenton, Chief Media Correspondent Published: March 18 2011

RTL and ProSiebenSat.1 said on Friday they were considering legal action against the German cartel office after it blocked their plans to establish an online video-on-demand service.

The Bundeskartellamt confirmed on Friday its initial opinion from last month that the venture planned by Germany’s two largest commercial broadcasters would be bad for competition...more