The EU Commission revises its communication on State aid and public service broadcasting

"The 2009 Broadcasting Communication"* On 2 July 2009 the Commission revised its 2001 Communication on State aid and public service broadcasting [1]. After three public consultations, the revised Communication clarifies the legal framework for the expansion of public service broadcasters onto new platforms, the legitimacy of theme channels and pay TV in public television and the arrangements for supervising the net cost principle. I. Introduction The 2009 Broadcasting Communication [2] is the result of a review process which is firmly rooted in a wider policy that revolves around four pillars: the Lisbon Strategy, the 2005 State Aid Action Plan [3], the Commission’s policy on State aid for public services (‘services of general economic interest’), and the Commission’s 2007 Audiovisual

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  • DG COMP (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)

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Lukas Repa, Nóra Tosics, Alberto Bacchiega, The EU Commission revises its communication on State aid and public service broadcasting, 2 July 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 35028

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