Ofcom Mobile Sector Assessment Interactive Executive Summary

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Industry levy schemes could also offer attractive solutions. The argument for a broadly based industry levy would be significantly strengthened if there were further indication that digital business models were harming the prospects for investment in UK content. Our analysis suggests that this kind of impact has been fairly limited so far, but that this could change. The range of options for industry levies is broad - elsewhere in Europe schemes already exist to enable content rights holders to gain from reuse of broadcast content and the retransmission of channels over other platforms. 

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On this experimental site we encourage you to leave informal comments alongside the Executive Summary of Ofcom's Second Public Service Broadcasting Review - Phase Two: preparing for the digital future, published on 25 September 2008.

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