Regulators Want Review Of BSkyB Deal
Both Ofcom and the Office of Fair Trading questioned BskyB’s 17.9% holding in ITV, a deal that has increasingly come under scrutiny.
“We have concluded that this partial ownership link between two key players raises significant competition concerns,” said John Fingleton, the chief executive of the OFT. “Sky's shareholding means that ITV is no longer fully independent, and this may alter the future competitive landscape, especially...
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