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The French Competition Authority takes note of a decision by a telecommunications company to withdraw its planned acquisition for sole control over a media company (Bouygues / Métropole Télévision group)

TF1/M6: The Autorité de la concurrence takes note of the decision to withdraw its planned acquisition* The Autorité de la concurrence (hereinafter the "Autorité") takes note of the announcement made today by Bouygues, to withdraw its plan to acquire exclusive control of the Métropole Télévision group. This decision puts an end to the procedure initiated before the Autorité. The transaction would notably have led to the gathering, within the same group, of seven free-to-air DTT channels: TF1, M6, TMC, W9, Gulli, LCI and TF1 Séries Films (the TFX and 6ter channels were intended to be sold to the Altice group in order to respond to the anti-concentration mechanism provided for by law 86-1067 on the Freedom of Communication [1], while the

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority takes note of a decision by a telecommunications company to withdraw its planned acquisition for sole control over a media company (Bouygues / Métropole Télévision group), 16 September 2022, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 108737

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