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Media test 'cumbersome'

The federal government's push for a public interest test for media mergers is cumbersome , the boss of Australia's largest pay TV company says. Foxtel chief executive Richard Freudenstein (pictured) says under the proposed laws, a media merger could be considered by up to four regulators, which would cause delays and potentially discourage legitimate deals.

The federal government's push for a public interest test for media mergers is cumbersome , the boss of Australia's largest pay TV company says. Foxtel chief executive Richard Freudenstein (pictured) says under the proposed laws, a media merger could be considered by up to four regulators, which would cause delays and potentially discourage legitimate deals.

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