VRT challenges TV Vlaanderen for the court because of advertising “Antenna TV”

The VRT challenges TV Vlaanderen, provider of tv via satellite and antenna, for the right. Reports that the Luxembourg parent company of TV Vlaanderen, M7 Group. The public broadcaster would not agree with the way TV Vlaanderen promoting the free distribution of the TELEVISION channels are paid subscription.

TV Vlaanderen has since a few months, a digital tv offering over the air. It comes to some commercial channels which are encrypted are transmitted via dvb-t. That is the successor of the analog broadcasts via antenna, which in 2008 were terminated. The stations of the VRT are anyway free to be received by that technology. For the other stations, including VTM, Q2 and FOUR, paying customers of Antenna TV 9,95 euro per month.

According to M7 Group is the VRT not to speak about the way in which TV Vlaanderen in its communication on the pay offer openly proclaims that the VRT channels for free to receive over the air. The public broadcaster has TV Flanders for the Dutch speaking commercial court of Brussels sued, says Yannick Altruy, country manager for Belgium at the M7 Group. The company wants to have communications do not adjust.

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