Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
John Petter, CEO of BT’s Consumer Division today called on Ofcom to formally amend the scope of its Digital Communications Review to include pay-TV.
In a speech to the Broadcasting Press Guild, Petter compared the falling prices, rising speeds and strong international performance of the UK broadband market and VOD services with the high prices and bad outcomes suffered by UK consumers in pay TV.
BT believes Sky pay TV customers are paying close to £50 a year more than the EU average for basic pay-TV channels and potentially sums greater than £75 a year more if they opt for premium sports and movie packages.
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