The Communication Act 2003 strictly forbits the requirement of a payment to watch a live BBC TV channel. This is why the BBC one service on DAB radio is free-to-air, and why all BBC services are free on analogue and digital cable, and also on digital satellite too.
_____ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tim Cowlishaw Sent: 29 March 2007 12:45 To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [backstage] BBC announces 3G mobile syndication trial with Orange, Vodafone and 3 On 3/29/07, Brian Butterworth <HYPERLINK "mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]"[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Tim, They can't be paying BBC Worldwide a penny, as it is strictly forbidden by the Communications Act 2003! Really? please do explain... I was under the impression that Worldwide were the rights-holders for all BBC-originated content, and wasn't aware of any limits on their exploitation of these rights. What exactly does the Communications Act prohibit? Cheers, Tim -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.446 / Virus Database: 268.18.20/737 - Release Date: 28/03/2007 16:23 -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.446 / Virus Database: 268.18.20/737 - Release Date: 28/03/2007 16:23