Atresmedia has presented the group's plans for this year's Formula One championship, including HD and multiscreen broadcasting. Through the DTT networks Nitro and Antena 3, over 200 hours of Formula One-related programming will be offered.
No firm decision has been made, but the Spanish Government is said to be considering the closure of TVE's international signal. The high cost of maintaining the worldwide channel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' negative report concerning the channel may drive the network to closure.
The Spanish association of private free-to-air (FTA) networks, UTECA, has entered into the never-ending debate about restructuring the country's DTT with the association's director resigning in protest again the government's inactivity.