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Spain freezes RTVE funding for third straight year

Friday 3 October 2014 | 11:38 CET | News
The Spanish government has frozen the state subsidy payable to public broadcasting company RTVE for the third straight year. RTVE will receive EUR 292.7 million in 2015, the same as in 2013 and 2014, with EUR 281.4 million allocated for the provision of public service broadcasting and EUR 11.3 million for the ordinary activities of the RTVE orchestra. The Partido Popular-controlled government cut RTVE's budget by EUR 204 million in 2012 and by EUR 50 million in 2013. Rows over funding led to the resignation of RTVE's president, Leopoldo Gonzalez-Echenique, last week after he accused the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: RTVE
Countries: Spain
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