The EU launches investigation into movie sales to Pay-TV operators

|By:, SA News Editor

A host of movie studios face an antitrust probe from the European Union over licensing deals with Pay-TV operators in Europe such as BSkyB (BSYBF) and Vivendi (VIVHY).

The issue could cut into the ability of studios (TWX, FOXA, SNE, CMCSA, CMCSA) to charge different prices across the EU bloc on the same film.