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EU bans broadcast of Iranian TV channels

October 16, 2012

European satellite provider Eutelsat SA says it has stopped the broadcast of several Iranian satellite channels following an order by the European Commission, Press TV reports.
The company ordered media services company, Arqiva, to take the Iranian satellite channels off one of its Hot Bird frequencies on Monday.
In a separate statement emailed to Press TV, Arqiva said that the decision was made by the EU Council.
“We terminated the contracts because it was the order of the European

The illegal move by Eutelsat SA, therefore, is a step to mute all alternative news outlets representing the voice of the voiceless.


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