CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS - CSA – TNT – SWITCH TO FREE BROADCASTING

Audiovisual: The French Supreme Administrative Court does not reverse the decision of the Higher Audiovisual Council that granted authorisation for free broadcasting to a channel (BFM TV et NextRadioTV)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 13 July 2016, the Conseil d'État dismissed the appeal brought by two applicants against the decision of the CSA to approve the modification of the financing of LCI's terrestrial television service. Unlike Paris Première, the CSA therefore authorised the switchover to free broadcasting of the continuous news channel. The application had been submitted by LCI following the annulment, on 17 June 2015, of the decisions of the CSA refusing to allow LCI and Paris Première to switch to free broadcasting (CE, Ass., 17 June 2015, LCI, No 384826 ; Paris Première, No 385474). The annulment had been pronounced for external illegality, so that the CSA was able to take

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Francesco Martucci, Audiovisual: The French Supreme Administrative Court does not reverse the decision of the Higher Audiovisual Council that granted authorisation for free broadcasting to a channel (BFM TV et NextRadioTV), 13 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82095, pp. 188-190

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