Invitation to comment for public interest test

  • Start: 05 November 2010
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 19 November 2010


On 3 November News Corporation notified the European Commission of its intention to acquire the shares in BSkyB it does not already own. On 4 November the Secretary of State issued a European intervention notice requesting Ofcom to report on the effects of the proposed acquisition on media plurality by 31 December 2010.

On 4 November Ofcom published a guidance note on our website1 , setting out the process and timetable for preparing our report on the public interest consideration set out by the Secretary of State.

Main documents

Supporting documents

Omnibus questionnaire
(PDF File, 27.5 KB)
Data tables
(PDF File, 3.2 MB)


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