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Mediaset, Atresmedia accused of La Liga highlights breaches

Wednesday 6 March 2019 | 10:00 CET | News
Spain's communications regulator CNMC has launched a proceeding leading to a possible fine against broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset, who may have flouted rules on the airing of football highlights packages. The watchdog will investigate whether the broadcasters exceeded rules limiting the free airing of brief informative summaries of La Liga matches in programmes of general interest and may fine them up to EUR 500,000.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Atresmedia / CNMC / Mediaset
Countries: Spain
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