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Ofcom ‘provisionally minded’ to back exclusive Six Nations on BBC, ITV

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UK media watchdog Ofcom is consulting on requests from public-service broadcaster the BBC and commercial broadcaster ITV for approval to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the Six Nations rugby union championships from 2022 onwards.

Ofcom has stated that "it is provisionally minded to grant this consent, subject to any comments received from interested parties in response to this consultation".

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