HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 c649W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what assessment she has made of the impact on(a) cable companies and (b) the level of competition of allowing BT early entry into the market to provide broadcast channels over their national networks. [24385]

Mrs. Roche

[holding answer 21 January 1998]: The Government have been considering options for lifting the restrictions on public telecommunications operators' providing broadcast entertainment to the home over their national networks, and intends to publish a consultation document on this issue in the near future.

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