The Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission's consultation on a future European Union MEDIA Programme.
The ACT represents the interests of the commercial broadcasting sector in Europe. Formed in 1989, the ACT has thirty-one member companies based in more than 30 European countries and available worldwide to millions of citizens. Our members operate several hundred freeto- air and pay-tv channels and distribute many more channels and new services. The ACT members encompass several business models: free-to-air broadcasters and pay-TV players, digital platform operators and multimedia groups.