The French Competition Authority clears, subject to remedies, the creation of a TV platform by three television channels (Salto)

Pay Television Sector* The Autorité de la concurrence clears, subject to conditions, the creation of the Salto platform by TF1, France Télévisions and Métropole Télévision (M6) Background Following a referral decision by the European Commission, TF1, France Télévisions and Métropole Télévision (hereinafter referred to as M6) notified to the Autorité de la concurrence to the contemplated creation of a joint venture, Salto, on 17 June 2019. After a thorough and detailed investigation, enlightened by the opinion issued by the CSA, the Autorité clears the creation of this joint venture, subject to conditions. While the transaction is significant, a sustained dialogue with all stakeholders resulted in its clearance in Phase 1 within eight weeks, once the proposed commitments removed all identified

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority clears, subject to remedies, the creation of a TV platform by three television channels (Salto), 12 August 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2019, Art. N° 91554

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