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BBC Trust announces new limits to BBCW activity

The BBC Trust has announced the results of an 18-month review of the mandate for BBC Worldwide, which calls for assorted changes to the commercial arm's remit. Among the activities curbed for BBCW by the Trust are mergers and acquisitions and investments in non-BBC branded channels such as Animal Planet.
November 25, 2009

The BBC Trust has announced the results of an 18-month review of the mandate for BBC Worldwide, which calls for assorted changes to the commercial arm’s remit. Among the activities curbed for BBCW by the Trust are mergers and acquisitions and investments in non-BBC branded channels such as Animal Planet.

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