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Sky warned to loosen grip on blockbuster movies

Sky warned to loosen grip on blockbuster movies

By 19 August 2011

Sky's "stranglehold" over the pay-TV movie industry is to be weakened following a report published by the Competition Commission. Sky has deals with six of the top Hollywood studios for exclusivity periods on their movies, and the CC has estimated that... >>

Project Kangaroo killed by Competiton Commission

Project Kangaroo killed by Competiton Commission

By 4 February 2009

Project Kangaroo has been blocked by the Competition Commission. The online TV project - a joint venture between ITV, Channel 4 and BBC Worldwide - has been deemed "too much of a threat to competition in this developing market". The Project had previously... >>

Project Kangaroo deemed anti-competitive

Project Kangaroo deemed anti-competitive

By 3 December 2008

A serious spanner has been thrown in the works for Project Kangaroo, the joint video on demand service from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, as it has failed to gain approval from the Competition Commission. The regulator has ruled that the scheme, that would... >>


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