EC consultation on digital switchover State aid for Channel 4

DG Competition consultation (9 pages, PDF) on a complaint against UK Government proposals to grant State aid to broadcaster Channel 4 “to help it meet the capital costs of digital switchover”. The scheme will be conditional on the European Commission's approval under Article 87. The UK Government claims that the aid is justified under Article 86(2). Responses by Friday 4 July 2008.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

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

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