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Bezeq threat to YES?

July 3, 2008

Israel's Antitrust Authority is said to be concerned that Bezeq – the national carrier in Israel – would close YES if it is allowed to purchase control in the DTH platform. The Authority believes Bezeq would prefer to concentrate on the development of its IPTV service. However, the Restrictive Trade Practices Tribunal has judged that the Authority's arguments against Bezeq are weak and that the purchase should be permitted to go through, subject to conditions

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