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ITV threatens to remove channels from Virgin TV platform - report

Thursday 26 July 2018 | 15:34 CET | News
Virgin Media could lose access to ITV channels if a long-running dispute with the UK broadcaster is not resolved, reports The Guardian.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ITV / Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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