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Swedish PM says inappropriate for partly state-owned Telia to own terrestrial TV channel

Friday 20 July 2018 | 13:04 CET | News
Update: 20 July 2018 | 14:51 CET
Telia Company's agreement to buy Bonnier Broadcasting for SEK 9.2 billion faces political scrutiny, according to the Swedish media. Bonnier owns the TV channels TV4 and C More of Sweden, and Finland's MTV3. Public television channel SVT's website quoted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven as saying it is not appropriate for the state to own a terrestrial TV station, meaning TV4.

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[20/07/2018 14:51 - Update: Adds SVT comment on TV4's broadcasting permits, Moderate Party view.]


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Companies: Bonnier / C More / Telia
Countries: Sweden
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