*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – CFI, 26 June 2008, Sociedade Independente de Comunicação, SA (SIC) v. Commission, Case T-442/03 Radiotelevisão Portuguesa (RTP) is the public company in charge of the public service of Portuguese television. Sociedade Independente de Comunicação (SIC) is a commercial company which operates one of the main private Portuguese television channels. In November 2001 the Commission, having received a number of complaints from SIC, initiated an investigation procedure in respect of a number of measures taken by the Portuguese Republic in favour
CASE COMMENT : STATE AID TO PUBLIC BROADCASTERS - FINANCING OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE MISSION - ANNULMENT OF THE COMMISSION’S DECISION
Public broadcasters : The CFI rules that the Commission did not provide sufficient proof to substantiate some of its conclusions and has breached its obligation to carry out a diligent and impartial investigation (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação)
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