The French Competition Authority re-examines and eases merger remedies made by a leading pay TV provider (Canal+ International)

Pay TV in French overseas departments and regions* The Autorité de la concurrence has re-examined the commitments made by Canal+ International as part of the take-over of Mediaserv (now Canal+ Telecom) in 2014. Certain obligations have been maintained to preserve the competitive dynamic. Others have been eased, especially with regard to changes in the overseas markets. By Decision 14-DCC-15 of 10 February 2014, (see press release of 10 February 2014), the Autorité cleared the transaction, by which Canal Plus Overseas (now Canal+ International), the main pay TV operator in the overseas departments and regions (Départements et Régions d'Outre-Mer, DROM) took over Mediaserv (now Canal+ Telecom), one of the leading Internet service providers in these territories. This transaction was

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority re-examines and eases merger remedies made by a leading pay TV provider (Canal+ International), 8 February 2019, e-Competitions February 2019, Art. N° 89346

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