The Spanish Parliament adopts a new General Media Act for the new millennium

A new Media Act has entered into force in Spain earlier this year. The preamble to the Media Act notices how the media sector has evolved, particularly due to the introduction of digital technology and the end of the limited spectrum paradigm. The preceding media law was hitherto contained in a disperse body of laws and regulations. The Media Act purports to compile the existing law, introduce substantial reform and also implement into Spanish law EC Directive 2007/65, on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities. Below, we provide a summary of the features of the Media Act that may have an economic impact on media players. In particular, we refer to

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Pedro Callol, The Spanish Parliament adopts a new General Media Act for the new millennium, 31 mars 2010, e-Competitions March 2010, Art. N° 32668

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