TV permit auction drags on as coalition tries to draw line under ELSTAT controversy

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Photo via @PrimeministerGR
Photo via @PrimeministerGR

The auction for four broadcasting licenses on Greece’s national digital TV network dragged on into a third day on Thursday, with the results expected by the evening.

Originally, the government had indicated that the process, which involved eight companies, including existing channels, bidding against each other for the right to broadcast to the nation, would be wrapped up within 48 hours.

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