Competition Commission probes premium streaming platforms - report

Tom Pakinkis

The European Union’s Competition Commission is quizzing labels about their relationships with premium subscription services - with Apple’s upcoming platform a central concern.

That’s according to New York Post sources, which suggest that the Competition Commission is trying to establish whether premium platforms are working with labels in such a way to unfairly hamper free services.

The Post says that several streaming services and music labels have been questioned by EU regulators asking specifically about their arrangements with Apple – ...

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