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Friday, June 26, 2009

Ofcom: Sky TV Should Offer Content To Others

Watchdog agency Ofcom says Sky TV (BSkyB), owned by Rupert Murdoch, should share its premium channel content with other broadcasters in order to ensure a competitive market, and asked all parties to make their opinions known by the middle of August. But Sky TV has already indicated it opposes the idea and will fight it in court.

Ofcom says the price at which Sky TV's content could be offered to other parties would be regulated. Read more here. Here's more on the "must offer" regulation from the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times.

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