TITLE

ITC and Ofcom lift joint sales ban

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Campaign;12/5/2003, Issue 49, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The prospect of further consolidation in the TV sales market moved a step closer after the Independent Television Commission (ITC) and Ofcom lifted a ban on the joint selling of airtime. The ITC and Ofcom believe the robust provisions of the Competition Act and the increasing body of competition case law provide sufficient mechanisms to prevent distortions of competition on the joint selling of airtime. The ITC and Ofcom have also, in the light of the ITV merger, removed restrictions forbidding the network to negotiate share-of-TV deals.
ACCESSION #
11700025

 

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