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BBC Trust supports plans to make BBC Three online service

Wednesday 1 July 2015 | 10:40 CET | News
The BBC Trust has published its provisional conclusions regarding BBC plans to reinvent BBC Three as an online-only service, launch a +1 channel for BBC One; evolve BBC iPlayer, and extend the hours of CBBC. In assessing the proposals, the Trust carried out a Public Value Test, which requires it to judge whether any adverse market impact is justified by the likely public value. With regards to BBC Three, the public value assessment identifies clear long-term potential in a new online service that would save GBP 30 million a year. The Trust believes that the new service would be more

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Companies: BBC / ITV / Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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