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Spanish company appeals against new DTT tender

Friday 8 May 2015 | 10:46 CET | News
Spanish company Infraestructuras y Gestion 2002 has lodged an appeal against the government's recently-announced tender to award six new DTT free-to-air licences, three in HD and three in SD, by the end of the year. According to a report in La Gaceta, the appeal has been lodged before the Supreme Court, which last year ordered the closure of 9 DTT channels, opening the way for the new tender. The appeal alleges that the conditions of the tender fail to take into account free competition and pluralism, in that bidders need to offer a EUR 6 million bank guarantee and justify revenues of EUR 2.5

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Companies: Mediaset / Sky
Countries: Spain
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