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Digita criticises plans to merge YLE Teema with YLE Fem

Friday 7 October 2016 | 12:48 CET | News
Finnish transmission company Digita has criticised public broadcaster YLE for planning to merge YLE Teema with YLE Fem. Digita CEO Juha-Pekka Weckstrom said this would undermine the Swedish language as well as the Finnish-Swedish culture and identity. Yle Fem and Swedish service SVT World have shared channel 5 since autumn 2011, with YLE content airing for seven peak hours and SVT content at other times.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digita / YLE
Countries: Sweden
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