The French media authority CSA has announced that two licences have been issued to regional broadcasters on the digital terrestrial network.
Direct Azur, will broadcast on the Cote d’Azur to the municipalities of Nice, Menton, Saint-Raphaël, Cannes and Grasse. The broadcaster is owned by the Bolloré group.
In the Northeastern part of the country, Mirabelle TV will serve Metz, Verdun, Forbach, Longwy and Sarrebourg. The broadcaster is a joint venture between a number of channels that now distribute their programmes over local cable networks.