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Arcom clears Altice TF1/M6 channels deal

France’s Autorité de régulation de la communication audiovisuelle et numérique (the Audiovisual and Digital Communication Regulatory Authority) Arcom hasgiven its approval to the plans for the takeover by the company Groupe News Participations, a subsidiary of the Altice group, of the companies TFX and M6 Génération. These decisions follow the one issued by the Competition […]

September 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Altice acquisition of TFX, 6ter partially authorised

In the background of the pending TF1-M6 merger, France’s Autorité de la concurrence (Competition Authority) has given a green light to the acquisition by Altice of channels TFX and 6ter. An appeal remains possible. If the process is successful, Altice Media, which already owns DTT channels BFM TV as well as RMC Découverte, would become […]

July 22, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Bids open for TF1/M6 DTT nets

The upcoming TF1-M6 merger entails the disposal of a number of FTA DTT networks. According to reports, the sale of kids’ service Gulli and 6ter and of entertainment channels TFX and TF1 Séries Films have been attracting bids of between €30 million and €150 million. TF1 Séries Films would be auctioned at €30 million, TFX […]

January 14, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris