SOFIA: Bulgarian commercial channel bTV has initiated a
lawsuit against competitor Nova TV charging it it with unfair price dumping.
According to Bulgarian new agency Novinte, bTV (owned by
CME, www.cetv-net.com) based its claim
against Nova(owned by Modern Times Group, www.mtg.se)
on the Competition Protection Act.
In a statement, bTV Media Group said, "The selective
offering of dumping prices by
Nova Broadcasting Group to certain clients sets advertisers in a condition of
inequality, and simultaneously threatens the successful development of the
television market in Bulgaria."