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CNMC to force Telefonica to share Digital+ content - report

Tuesday 10 February 2015 | 08:55 CET | News
Telefonica's proposed takeover of Spanish pay-TV platform Digital+ could fall through due to the strict conditions imposed by Spain's communications regulator CNMC, reports website El Confidencial. In May Telefonica announced that it had agreed to purchase the 56 percent stake in Digital+ owned by Prisa for EUR 750 million before subsequently agreeing to acquire Mediaset's 22 percent stake in Digital+ for an initial EUR 295 million. However, according to sources close to the matter, the CNMC is likely to require Telefonica to open up the content of Digital+ to rivals such as Vodafone-Ono and

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Digital+ / European Commission / Mediaset / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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