Unions voiced strong opposition to the move.
An engineer at the broadcaster’s multimedia department who gave his name as Yannis said: „The government announced that channels will shut down at midnight – after that the screens will go black.
„According to the government, from tonight I will be unemployed. It is a complete shock. In four hours‘ time I will not have a job.“
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