Kangaroo Faces Further Competition Delays, Isn’t Fully Planned

imageThe Competition Commission, which was handed the Kangaroo VOD JV proposal in June for a six-month inquiry, is delaying the process for a further month because BBC Worldwide, ITV (LSE: ITV) and Channel 4 haven’t yet hammered out the fine print themselves.

The commission this morning said it is extending the inquiry’s timetable “whilst it awaits important information on details of the joint venture, which are still being negotiated by the parties“. It asked for the info last week; the broadcasters said they didn’t have it but the commission says the information “is central to assessing the CC