The French Competition Authority fines two media groups for violating merger remedies in the satellite TV sector (TPS / Canal Sat)

Summary The merger between TPS and Canal Satellite, Vivendi Universal and Canal plus Group’s satellite television subsidiary, was cancelled and the companies had to pay a 30 million euro fine and re-submit their merger. Facts In 2006, Canal plus group and Vivendi Universal group decided to merge their satellite television services, namely Canal Satellite and TPS. They notified their merger to the French competition authority that accepted it upon conditions. By merging, Canal

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Olivier Beddeleem, The French Competition Authority fines two media groups for violating merger remedies in the satellite TV sector (TPS / Canal Sat), 20 September 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 40925

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