Britain’s ITV has agreed to buy the TV business of Northern Irish network partner UTV for £100 million in cash. The result is that 13 of 15 channel 3 licences will be held by ITV. Reuters reports that UTV will retain its radio businesses UTV Radio GB and UTV Radio Ireland, and its digital media businesses, Simply Zesty and Tibus Digital.
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