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Competition has reservations about TPS Star - report

Tuesday 7 February 2012 | 09:51 CET | News
France's competition authority has written to pay TV broadcaster Canal Plus to express its clear reservations over the company's plan to stop broadcasting the TPS Star channel on 4 April, Les Echos reports. One of the conditions of Canal Plus's approved merger of CanalSat and rival platform TPS was that it maintain the TPS Star channel's quality. The competition authority removed its authorisation for the merger retroactively in September 2011 and asked Canal Plus to resubmit an application for merger approval. The authority is due to decide on the case soon, writes Les Echos. The authority

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / CSA / M6 / TPS
Countries: France
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