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TV retailers under Government’s scrutiny over DTT

October 6, 2008

From David Del Valle in MadridThe Spanish Administration has warned that it will impose fines on those retailers who sell analogue TV sets, unable to receive DTT signals, without informing the consumer that the device is not ready for DTT. With this measure, the Government hopes to avoid retailers’ temptation to flood the market with old TV sets, in their attempt to clear stock prior to the analogue switch-off in April 2010. The Ministry of Health and Consumer has pointed out that such practices will be deemed fraudulent and prosecuted accordingly

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