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Over 150 media, including many major international broadcasters, registered at Mediapro’s International Press and Broadcasting Centre (IPBC) in Barcelona ahead of the Catalan referendum.

cataluna independencia 02 october 2017The referendum to decide whether Catalonia will become a separate country from Spain and the escalating tension between the Madrid and Barcelona governments in recent weeks have driven international attention towards the region.

According to Mediapro, which established the IPBC to assist national and international media in their coverage of the voting, around 400 journalists from 150 media requested its services.

Over 70 TV stations from 50 countries have also requested the live TV feed broadcast from the IPBC, where Catalan politicians have been giving press conferences and a number of political actions took place over the weekend.

Among the broadcasters registered at the facilities are the UK’s BBC, Al Jazeera, Press TV, Rai, Sky Italia, Russia’s Channel One, Colombia’s Canal 4, Chile’s Mega and Japan’s Nikkei.