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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

French Regulator Says No To Networks' Request To Move Some Channels From Pay To Free TV

Three French TV networks have failed to obtain official approval to move some of their channels from pay to free television, after regulatory agency Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) said it thought the market for advertising was insufficient to support free TV. The three networks, TF1, M6, and Vivendi (Canal +), are now apparently examining their financial options.

 

More here from Euronews (in English), here from Le Monde (in French).

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