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Protesters opposed to media monopolization urged the government to look into Taiwan Optical Platform’s acquisition of two cable television providers in southern Taiwan, asking if Chinese companies have invested in the deal.新竹小額借款快速撥款
About a dozen高雄小額借貸中壢小額借款3萬高雄民間小額借款小額借錢 people gathered outside the National Communications Commission’s （NCC） office on Jinan Road in Taipei yesterday morning prior to an administrative hearing on the applications filed台南小額借貸 by Tainan-based HYA Cable TV and Chiayi-based Ta Yang Cable TV to change their boards’ directors, managers and controllers.
Taiwan Optical 小額信貸利率最低銀行Platform purchased two cable TV systems for about NT$11.1 billion （US$348 million） earlier this year through its largest shareholder, Kaiyueh 台南小額借貸廣告Investment Co, the NCC said.
Kaiy高雄小額借款免抵押ueh owns 33.86 percent of Taiwan Optical, it added.
The acquisition was approved by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, because the deal did not involve a merger between two cable providers, which needs NCC approval.
銀行小額借貸利率比較小額借錢利息高雄小額借款5萬未滿20The commission decided to hold an administrative hearing over the applications after it found that one of the retired managers of Chung Tung Cable TV, a cable provider under Taiwan Optical, is not the manager 台北民間小額借款of HYA Cable TV.銀行小額信貸2萬高雄小額借款3萬
銀行小額借貸利率身份證借錢台中Protesters accused Taiwan Optical, the largest multiple system operator in Taichung, of台南小額借款快速撥款 intending to bypass the NCC by having its largest shareholder buy the two cable providers instead.
They said that the company intend基隆民間小額借款ed to purchase 65 percent of Eastern TV, which is owned by the Carlyle Group, for about NT$11.14 billion.
Protesters said that these deals have tur小額借款利率ned Taiwan Optical into a “media monster” and that they suspect the company is funded by Chinese investors.
New Power Pa小額貸款率利試算rty Chief Executive Huang Kuo-chang （黃國昌） failed to complete legislation related to media monopolization, pr新竹小額借款學生otesters said.
Taipei City Councilor Chen Chien-ming （陳建銘） of the Taiwan Solidarity Union also asked how Kaiyueh Investment, a company that has NT$450小額借款快速撥款小額信貸利息 million in capital, was able to secure an NT$11 billion bank loan, urging the government to investigate the deal.嘉義小額借款快速撥款
“If media outlets are in the hands of large corporations, people lose the freedom to watch what they want on TV and news broadcasters can only report on the issues that their supervisors want them to,” he said, 學生小額借款10萬adding that the public should not think this acquisition has nothing to do with them.
Chen said that Taiwan Optical executive director Liao Tzu-chen （廖紫岑） had met with Beijing Gehua CATV Network Co Ltd executives and asked if the company received funding from 高雄證件借款廣告China to acquire media outlets in Taiwan.
Taiwan Optical chairman Rocky Chien （簡森垣） defended Liao’s actions, saying that the comp小額借款 台中 證件any has met with cable television 台中借錢周轉executives from around the world, not just from China.
He said that Kaiy民間小額借款利率ueh is a 100 percent Taiwanese company and its management team are Taiwanese citizens.
The money for the purchase came fr借貸利息最低om loans from five Taiwanese banks, Chien said.