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Commitments: The French Competition Authority clears, subject to conditions, the creation of an video platform on subscription by the three main French television broadcasters (Salto)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Competition Authority (the Authority) adopted on 12 August 2019 a decision authorising, subject to commitments, the creation of the Salto platform, a full-function joint venture, by France Télévision, TF1 and Métropole Télévision (M6) (the Parent Companies). The Authority has thus given the go-ahead for the creation of 'Netflix français', which will be active in the distribution of television and audiovisual media services on demand (VOD) and the publication of a subscription-based video on demand offer (VOD). VOD is a broadcasting method that allows viewers to watch videos of their choice instantaneously from a digital platform. Salto will offer its content

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David Tayar, Emily Xueref-Poviac, Ana Hergouth, Commitments: The French Competition Authority clears, subject to conditions, the creation of an video platform on subscription by the three main French television broadcasters (Salto), 12 August 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92345, pp. 128-130

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