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Canal Plus to shut down TPS Star in April - report

Thursday 26 January 2012 | 10:38 CET | News
French pay TV group Canal Plus has decided to shut down TPS Star channel on 4 April, Le Monde reports. Chairman Bertrand Meheut announced last September that he was considering pulling the lossmaking channel. On 4 April the 59 conditions to the merger of CanalSat with TPS come to term. Canal Plus is expected to inform media regulator CSA in the next few days that it will return its pay DTT licence for TPS Star. The move will allow Canal Plus to comply with legislation setting the maximum number of DTT channels a group can own at seven. The group has six now and would have had eight after

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / CSA
Countries: France
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