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Italy to probe Vivendi influence on Mediaset and TIM - report

Monday 9 November 2020 | 13:50 CET | News
The Italian government has drawn up legislation that paves the way for an investigation into the role played by French media giant Vivendi in Telecom Italia (TIM) and commercial broadcaster Mediaset, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. Under the proposal, communications regulator Agcom would conduct a probe lasting a maximum of 6 months into whether companies operating in both the telecommunications and media sectors hold positions that could reduce media plurality, said the report, adding that the inquiry would also look at other companies with cross-sector investment.

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Companies: Agcom / Mediaset / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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