The Spanish Competition Authority clears a merger in the TV broadcasting sector subject to third party access to network infrastructure, but the remedies were subsequently modified by the Council of Ministries (Retevisión / Abertis Telecom)

The operation The operation consisted of Abertis Telecom's acquisition (through its wholly-owned subsidiary Tradia) of Retevisión. Abertis Telecom is the subsidiary of the infrastructure group Abertis Infraestructuras. Abertis Telecom operates in the telecommunications sector and holds 100% of the shares of Tradia. Tradia provides TV and radio signal transmission and broadcasting services in the region of Catalonia. Retevisión Audiovisual was a subsidiary of the Auna group. Retevisión is the only operator that has a terrestrial TV broadcasting network with national coverage in Spain. The decision of the Spanish competition authority - the Tribunal de Defensa de

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Enrique Cañizares Pacheco, The Spanish Competition Authority clears a merger in the TV broadcasting sector subject to third party access to network infrastructure, but the remedies were subsequently modified by the Council of Ministries (Retevisión / Abertis Telecom), 17 October 2003, e-Competitions October 2003, Art. N° 20858

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