DTT licences for regional broadcasters
The French media authority, the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA), has announced that two licences have been issued to regional broadcasters on the digital terrestrial network.
The first licence was awarded to Direct Azur located on the Cote d’Azur. They will broadcast to the municipalities of Nice, Menton, Saint-Raphaël, Cannes and Grasse.
The second licence went to Mirabelle TV located in the north eastern part of France and broadcasting to Metz, Verdun, Forbach, Longwy and Sarrebourg.
Mirabelle TV is a joint venture between cable channels currently distributing their programmes over local cable networks
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 1st March 2010