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Channel 5 opts out of fifth DTT HD spot

December 16, 2011

Ofcom has been notified by Channel 5 that it does not wish to proceed with its application for the fifth HD capacity slot on Digital Terrestrial TV at the present time.

Subject to any future Ofcom decision to re-advertise the slot, the capacity will remain with the Multiplex operator BBC Free-to-View Limited and can be used by it for BBC services or services provided by a third party via a commercial arrangement.

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