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Channel 4 discussed mergers

Britain's Channel 4 has gone into meetings to discuss a merger with RTL-owned channel Five, says reports, although a deal is unlikely. The public channel has lost its bid for extra public funding and is set to merge into another broadcaster as part of major change to public broadcasting.
January 19, 2009

Britain’s Channel 4 has gone into meetings to discuss a merger with RTL-owned channel Five, says reports, although a deal is unlikely. The public channel has lost its bid for extra public funding and is set to merge into another broadcaster as part of major change to public broadcasting.

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