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Kangaroo this autumn

May 16, 2008

Kangaroo, the Internet TV joint venture between BBC Worldwide, ITV and Channel 4, is set to launch this autumn.

The ITV chief operating officer and finance director, John Cresswell said the partners were hoping it would launch in September or October. Cresswell said that the BBC’s outgoing director of future media and technology, Ashley Highfield, who will join Kangaroo as chief executive on July 1, would review the service when he joins and that there would be a be a beta launch before a full rollout. He will also choose a name for the venture

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