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Adoption of the impact study relating to the project of exclusive takeover by group SFR of the company Groups News Participations

Official statement of the Friday, March 9, 2018

The Superior council of audio-visual adopted on March 8th, 2018 the impact study relating to the project of exclusive takeover by group SFR of the company Groups News Participations (majority shareholder of the NextRadioTV group) in accordance with the provisions of article 42-3 of the law of September 30th, 1986 and within the framework of the jurisprudence of the Council of State (decision of June 17th, 2015). 

This study evaluates the impacts of the project in comparison in particular with the diversity of the operators, the programs, the audiences and the advertising revenues, and more largely of the evolutions on the sectors of free television, paid television and the radio. The commitments suggested on this date by group SFR are also made public.

The thirds wishing to inform of their written observations can address them to the Council before March 30th, 2018, time of rigour, either under digital form auditions-nextradiotv@csa.fr at the address, or by postal mail at the address following:

Superior council of the audio-visual one
Turn Mirabeau, 39-43 quai André-Citroën
75739 Paris Cedex 15

They could also be heard during public hearings which will proceed between 19 and on March 23rd, 2018. The requests for hearing will have to be communicated auditions-nextradiotv@csa.fr at the address before March 14th, 2018. At the conclusion of the hearing of the thirds, and at the latest on March 23rd, 2018, the Council will hear the company Groups News Participations and group SFR in public hearing. He will render his decision at in mid-April. 

Contact presses: 01 40 58 36 29
service.communication@csa.fr