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Ofcom rules BSkyB is "fit and proper" to hold licence

Britain’s media regulator Ofcom has ruled that BSkyB is "fit and proper" to hold a broadcast licence.

20th September, 2012
Ofcom said that “on the evidence currently available”, Sky is fit to hold its licence.

Britain’s media regulator Ofcom has ruled that BSkyB is "fit and proper" to hold a broadcast licence.

The regulator said it had investigated the group after Rupert Murdoch's News Corp admitted some of its journalists had hacked into phones at its now-closed News of the World tabloid. It said that “on the evidence currently available”, Sky is fit to hold its licence.

But the regulator levelled criticism at Sky’s former chairman...

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