Proposals for UK broadcast transmission regulator

Competition Commission notice (70 pages, PDF) of the proposed arrangements (redacted) to establish new regulatory arrangements for the newly-formed UK terrestrial TV and radio broadcasting monopoly.

The company (called Arqiva) was formed by Macquarie's acquisition of National Grid Wireless, conditionally cleared by the Competition Commission in March 2008.

The regulator (called "the Adjudicator" in the document) will be appointed by Ofcom and empowered to:

Short consultation period: Representations by Monday 14 July 2008.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Competition Commission, Media, Ofcom, Price controls.

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