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New Zealand: Joint broadcasting venture won’t be scrutinized in probe of Sky TV

 |  December 4, 2012

A joint TV venture between Sky TV and TVNZ will not be scrutinized by the Commerce Commission, according to a spokeswoman for the regulator. Igloo TV, the joint project, has 11 premium channels that are not new, said the spokeswoman, and therefore will not be included in the Commission’s current investigation into Sky TV’s contacts with content and internet providers. According to reports, Igloo has been nicknamed “Sky-Lite,” because it allows Sky to pick up additional consumers who would not otherwise pay for full Sky access.

Full Content: New Zealand Herald

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