Foxtel talks up takeover benefits

Foxtel boss Richard Freudenstein is talking up the economic benefits of the pay TV provider's planned takeover of Austar as the competition watchdog mulls over the deal.

Foxtel has pledged not to lock in exclusive content, apart from premium sport, in a bid to win Australian Competition and Consumer Commission approval for the takeover, among other undertakings.

The ACCC was expected to rule on the proposed undertakings by March 29.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 29 May 2017 13:37:05 Processing Time: 440ms