Ofcom to assess US web groups' effect on UK media - White

Friday 17 April 2015 | 10:11 CET | News
Ofcom must examine how competition from US internet groups are changing the UK media and telecom markets, Ofcom chairman Sharon White said in her first interview since her  appointment at the end of last year. With respect to the regulator's once in a decade review of the media and telecom markets, White told the Financial Times, "Convergence has started to happen in a very rapid timeframe, be it fixed and mobile or the blurring of the distinctions between the traditional telco and traditional media company." The regulator is considering deregulating the TV and telecom industries to reflect

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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