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Comment: Planned French Netflix rival first faces a tough merger approval at home

By Natalie McNelis and Nicholas Hirst
  • 03 Jun 2021 03:14
  • 03 Jun 2021 03:14
A French bid to create a Netflix rival will face intense scrutiny from the country’s own competition authority, which is notoriously tough on consolidation in the audiovisual sector.

TF1 and M6 are planning to merge, bringing together France’s most popular advertising-funded TV channels as well as a variety of radio and

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