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ITV Chief Calls For U.S.-Style Satellite And Cable Fees For Public Broadcasters

Adam Crozier, the chief executive of ITV, has gone into battle with BSkyB and Virgin Media by urging the Government to force them to pay to carry the main ITV channel, in line with how Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Networks is paid by cable operators in the United States. Mr Crozier’s campaign to secure so-called retransmission fees for ITV could add £100m annually to the broadcaster’s earnings, analysts estimate.

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