The EU Commission conditionally clears an acquisition in the market for production and distribution of TV programs, TV satellite and cable broadcasting (News Corp / Premiere)

"Mergers: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2008"* In June a conditional approval was granted to the proposed acquisition of Germany’s pay-TV operator Premiere AG by News Corporation (News Corp) of the US. The approval was granted subject to commitments which would ensure third party access to Premiere‘s satellite platform. News Corp is a media company primarily active in the production and distribution of TV programming, TV satellite and cable broadcasting, the development of digital broadcasting, the development of conditional access and

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  • JG Associates (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)

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John Gatti, Mary Loughran, The EU Commission conditionally clears an acquisition in the market for production and distribution of TV programs, TV satellite and cable broadcasting (News Corp / Premiere), 25 June 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 37699

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