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Cellnex claims EUR 143 mln for closure of DTT channels

Monday 27 April 2015 | 10:02 CET | News
Spanish operator Cellnex is claiming up to EUR 143 million in damages from the Spanish state due to the closure of nine DTT channels a year ago. The operator, which distributed the channels' DTT signals, has submitted a financial liability claim due to lost hypothetical lost earnings following the Supreme Court's ruling that the award of the licences in 2010 without a public tender was unlawful. The switch off reduced the number of DTT channels in Spain from 24 to 15, with the Supreme Court threatening to close down a further eight DTT channels on similar grounds. The government last week

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Companies: Cellnex
Countries: Spain
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