TV permit auction boosts Greek coffers but questions linger

PoliticsGreek Politics

Greek authorities announced early on Friday, after an auction lasting more than three days, the four winners of national broadcasting permits on the country’s digital network.

The four winners consisted of two existing channels, Skai and Ant1, and two newcomers: firms backed by businessmen Yiannis Kalogritsas and Vangelis Marinakis. The result means that current broadcasters Alpha and Star will have to shut down in 90 days, a...

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