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The French parliament adopts a bill on the television of tomorrow– 2007/02/22

On February 22, 2007, the French parliament passed legislation on the television of tomorrow presented by French minister of culture and communication Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres. In a speech made on the same day, the minister stated, “There was an urgency to this bill: a technological urgency for the French, who will now enjoy faster, higher quality access to more TV channels at home and on their mobiles; a technological urgency to serve creative interests and cultural diversity, as well as the jobs that it helps create and develop.” The minister also stressed that “this law guarantees the future, development, and sustainable funding of the audiovisual and film sectors in the digital era thanks to major reforms championed by the National Assembly.”

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