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Government Bill Stops Short Of Charging Pay-TV Operators To Air ITV And Channel 4

  • Campaign, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:31 AM

ITV has welcomed a new bill in parliament that it says could pave the way for retransmission fees to be introduced for pay-TV broadcasters carrying free-to-air channels. The government today stopped short of introducing fees in the new digital economy bill in parliament, but is repealing part of an 18-year-old law that allows cable providers to broadcast BBC channels copyright-free.

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