European Commission to consult on aid to Channel 4

DG Competition notice (about 1 page) that it will conduct an in-depth investigation, including consultation of third parties, before deciding on the compatibility with Article 87 of proposals for the UK government to grant £14 million of aid to Channel 4 “to assist it to meet the capital costs of digital switchover”.

Update, 4 June 2008: consultation document.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under DCMS, DG Competition, Media, State aid.

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