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UK advertisers concerned about ITV, Channel 4 TV ad monopoly

Sunday 5 September 2021 | 12:43 CET | News
Advertisers have expressed concerns about a possible TV monopoly if UK broadcaster ITV is allowed to acquire rival Channel 4, reports The Telegraph.

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Companies: Channel 4 / ITV
Countries: United Kingdom
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