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 proposes 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 defines 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.

The ACCC is currently undertaking a public consultation process about the notification. Submission are due by 17 January 2020. Details about how to make a submission are included in the letter under the ‘Consultations’ heading below.

The ACCC will progress its assessment of the application in a timely manner. An indicative timetable is set out below for your information

Indicative date

Stage in assessment process

30 October 2019

Lodgement of notification and supporting submission.

6 December 2019

TVSN responds to ACCC information request.

10 December 2019

Public consultation process begins.

17 January 2020

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.

January 2020

Applicant responds to issues raised in the public consultation process.

February 2020

ACCC decision

Notifications

Consultations