Exclusive agreements with theatres can reduce competition: CCI calls for DG investigation against BookMyShow

Cinema theatres and cinegoers are restricted in their choice of alternate ticketing platforms, during the working of the contracts that BookMyShow has with large number of theatres/multiplex chains, the CCI noted.
BookMyShow, CCI
BookMyShow, CCI

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has called for an investigation against online ticket platform BookMyShow, noting that its exclusive agreements with cinemas and multiplexes can potentially reduce competition in the relevant market. [In Re: Showtyme (through Vijay Gopal, prop. of Vanila Entertainments) and Big Tree Entertainment Pvt Ltd]

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