Zecchinelli, Cecilia
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/29/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 61, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the partnership of film producer Tarak Ben Ammar and TF1 SA to set up a sports television channel in Italy. Entry of the channel to the market dominated by Mediaset SpA, RAI and Sky Italia; Acquisition of Europa TV by the partners; Amount planned by Ammar and TF1 to invest in the channel.


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