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Ofcom will not conduct formal competition assessment of UKTV break-up

Wednesday 5 June 2019 | 21:17 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has decided not to launch a formal competition assessment of the UKTV deal between the BBC Studios and Discovery. Ofcom is confident that existing trading and separation regulation will sufficiently safeguard against any potential risks to competition.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BBC / Discovery Communications / UKTV
Countries: United Kingdom
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