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Italy's Agcom warns Vivendi of market concentration

Friday 16 December 2016 | 08:42 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom has issued a statement warning French media giant Vivendi that its stake-building activities in Italian companies could be halted on grounds of market concentration. The French company is already Telecom Italia's top shareholder and has built up a 20 percent stake in Italian broadcaster Mediaset in just three days. "Operations aimed at concentrating control of two companies… could be prohibited," said Agcom, adding that Italy's Consolidated Law on Audiovisual Media and Digital Radio Services (Tusmar) bans electronic communications holdings with over 40

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Telecom Italia / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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