Bids submitted for new DTT channels

Several French broadcasters have already submitted bids to the CSA’s for the six new DTT channels, according to AFP.
Televista, which operates the Vivolta women’s channel, has proposed a lifestyle channel. NextRadioTV proposed a free sports channel called RMC Sport. Ensemble TV (IDTF1) and L’Equipe and Allocine also submitted entries.
Candidates still have until the 10th January 2012 to submit bids.
The CSA is due to announce the tender winners in the middle of March and issue licences before the end of May.
Source: Telecompaper
Item added: 29th October 2011