04.02.2011 30.Shevat, 5771
Reforms in television industry meant to bolster consumer rights and increase competition to HOT and Yes.
Following intensive reform of the cell phone industry, the government is ready to start watching TV − the industry, that is. The Communications and Finance ministries have their eye on the HOT and Yes duopoly as multichannel broadcast providers.
A list of reforms planned for the industry will be presented over the next few weeks, from caps on contract termination fines through expansion of digital terrestrial television, or DTT, the array of channels available freely to non-subscribers. HOT and Yes are expected to put up a fight….