TF1/Ben Ammar terrestrial outlets caught in legal snafu

February 2004
Daily Variety;2/24/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 42, p8
Trade Publication
Speculates that a legal issue may force Gallic broadcaster TF1 and Franco-Tunisian film producer Tarak Ben Ammar to pull their joint venture terrestrial TV channels and because they are on channels formerly allotted to pay TV services. Launch of Sportitalia, a youth-skewed sports channel, and multiplex D-Free, in February 2004; Testing of digital terrestrial transmission, which will replace analog terrestrial broadcasting in 2006.


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