The fines totalling €77.1 million recently imposed by the Spanish regulator CNMC on Mediaset and Atresmedia open the door for legal challenges to the duopoly from advertisers and smaller TV stations.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined the national broadcasters Mediaset and Atresdmedia a total of €77.1 million for anti-competitive practices in the commercialisation of TV advertising.
Mediaset and Atresmedia are expected to renew their battle for football TV rights before the end of the year by bidding for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Atresmedia for exceeding airtime dedicated to advertising and teleshopping messages on its TV channel Neox.
The Spanish National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC) has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading broadcasters.
The Spanish regulator CNMC will shortly directly address the market dominance enjoyed by Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters.
Spain’s two leading broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset could each be fined up to €100 million for abusing their dominant market positions to the detriment of third parties.
Spain’s three leading broadcasters RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediasat have joined forces to launch a rival to Netflix and other pay services.
Atresmedia is launching a new OTT platform, accessible from anywhere in the world with no commercial breaks.
AMC Networks International Southern Europe and Atresmedia Internacional have partnered to launch a bouquet offering the widest range of Spanish-language TV channels in Europe.