TVSN Channel Pty Ltd

Applicant(s)

  • TVSN Channel Pty Ltd

Notification number(s)

  • N10000509

Summary

TVSN Channel Pty Ltd (TVSN) lodged an exclusive dealing notification with the ACCC on 30 October 2019 in relation to its television broadcast sales services. TVSN proposed to engage suppliers of specific consumer products for sale through TVSN on the condition that those suppliers, distributors or manufacturers not market, promote or sell products on a Competitor Shopping Channel (CSC). TVSN defined a CSC as another television shopping channel or direct selling medium involving video footage or live streaming in the presentation or promotion of goods, and which utilises the presentation and/or demonstration of goods as an integral part of the marketing and sales process.

A copy of TVSN’s notification is available under the ‘Notifications’ heading below.

Publicly available submissions are available under the ‘Submissions’ heading below.

On 27 May 2020, TVSN withdrew the notification. TVSN advised that it withdrew the notification in recognition of feedback from interested parties that reflected a need to clarify the notified conduct to avoid misinterpretation of its intended scope. TVSN also noted that it had lodged two revised notifications with the ACCC. These new notifications were lodged on 18 May 2020. A copy of TVSN’s letter withdrawing the notification is available through the link below. Further information about the new notifications is available on the public register for those notifications.