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Spain to require Netflix, Amazon and YouTube to fund state broadcaster

Wednesday 30 June 2021 | 09:16 CET | News
Spain's government has launched a public consultation on a new version of its General Law on Audiovisual Communication that would see OTT video streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, HBO, Disney+ and others contribute to the funding of state broadcaster RTVE via a 1.5 percent tax on their annual incomes. If approved, telecommunications operators with pay-TV platforms such as Telefonica, Orange, Vodafone and Masmovil would no longer have to contribute.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / HBO / Masmovil / Netflix / Orange Spain / RTVE / Telefonica / TikTok / Vodafone Spain / YouTube
Countries: Spain
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