View Full Version : Astra will not pull out from Spain
03-23-2009, 02:55 AM
After being hounded by rumors that it will pull out its operations in Spain, Astra Marketing Iberica has announced that it will not leave the Spanish market.
03-23-2009, 03:44 AM
that's great news for our Spanish brothers :)
03-23-2009, 08:39 AM
The company has been criticising the Spanish government for offering preferential treatment to its competitor, Hispasat. Hispasat has been given the right to license satellite DTT distribution in uncovered areas
03-23-2009, 08:49 AM
also, Abertis Telecom, Spain's main TV distribution network is Hispasat's main shareholder!
03-23-2009, 12:17 PM
Hmmn, if that is the case, why shouldn't astra quit the spanish market, given the unfair competition?
03-23-2009, 04:31 PM
Only they know... for whatever reason, Astra is staying... they've said the are...
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